ZDay presentation – Price of Zero Transition to an RBE

At both the Global ZDay event in Brisbane, Australia the New Zealand ZDay event in Auckland in 2017 and at the Global Zday event in Frankfurt, Germany in 2018 I gave this presentation about the Price of Zero transition to a Natural Law Resource Based Economy. The slides are based on the presentation given on… Continue reading ZDay presentation – Price of Zero Transition to an RBE

Focusing on Drivible

Recently I’ve come to a conclusion. I’ve got to focus on achieving a state of financial thriving before I can really focus on helping the transition to a Post-Scarcity Society, which is my core aim. Think of it like the advice that you should put your Oxygen mask on first. Side note: That’s because you’ll… Continue reading Focusing on Drivible

Systemic issues with Cryptocurrencies

This blog post is really just my notes and highlights after reading the very well put article by David Rosenthal on Cryptocurrencies https://blog.dshr.org/2022/02/ee380-talk.html His post is definitely worth the read for anyone who’s a crypto lover or hater.It covers some of the good points, but a lot of the systemic issues with Cryptocurrencies as they… Continue reading Systemic issues with Cryptocurrencies

Decision making process – sense making, solution making, then weighing options

I’ve been thinking about decision making for a while and wanted to point out how important the steps before the decision part is and how you need to use different decision making processes depending on what the problem and solution are.This post isn’t a super clear set of thoughts, it’s more a collection of different… Continue reading Decision making process – sense making, solution making, then weighing options

GoogleCloud Flysystem tweaks to support Uniform bucket-level access in Yii2

When Programming in PHP with the Flysystem File system, you can write files to Google Cloud using the creocoder\flysystem\GoogleCloudFilesystem However when writing such files you can specify the Visibility and set them to public or private.This is great, except when the bucket’s Access Control permissions is set to Uniform. In that case you can’t upload… Continue reading GoogleCloud Flysystem tweaks to support Uniform bucket-level access in Yii2

Jen’s Cyst and Appendix issues – Our Medical Experience

TLDR: Jen was sick. Getting diagnosed was harder than it should be. Update: Thankfully there was no major surgery required. Just some antibiotics. Summary Jen was rolling on the floor in pain, had major bloating, some fever and other issues. We went to the hospital believing it to be appendicitis.The clock starts ticking. You want… Continue reading Jen’s Cyst and Appendix issues – Our Medical Experience

Stripe Mock Testing in PHP

Stripe Mock Testing in PHP.
Make sure the Go version is up to date, the Stripe Client has the api_base set and the CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER is set to 0 for the curl client.

2021 Year in Review

Something I wrote about a while ago was doing weekly reviews.Unfortunately Jen and I probably only did 6 or 7 of these this year with my Oct blog post being the closest to actually writing a review down. A few things that stick out for this year: We had Xavier’s first Birthday Jen’s Ex said… Continue reading 2021 Year in Review

Life Review Oct 2021

Something I do with Jen nearly weekly is a weekly review. But what I haven’t done recently is document it, let alone publicly. I’m not going to do a full review, this will be a bit more a stream of consciousness. At least at the start. Yesterday was my Birthday and I’m now 37 years… Continue reading Life Review Oct 2021