I feel good. Today I spent my first day properly working on my education startup Teach with Reach. I’ve done bits and pieces before and pretty much this whole year I’ve spent saving up so I could bootstrap myself and be ready, but I haven’t actually started coding anything until today. The web app is… Continue reading Teach with Reach – I’ve started
I was working on a project that tried to re-skin the Mailchimp email preferences center. Unlike the Mailchimp signup form this page is a lot harder because you need to know the users information. Thankfully this is fairly easily done with some merge tags to make the correct links in the eDM (email) and the… Continue reading Mailchimp Email Obfuscator
The tin foil hat people were right, although tin foil hats won’t stop Government snooping. Also, the government probably doesn’t care about those wearing aluminium on their head. They seem to be more scared of people with towels on their head. The hippies were right Western Civilisation is destroying the planet. The story that we… Continue reading The bankers were wrong
Note to the web server sys admins. Did you upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10? It’s the latest as of Nov 2013 when writing and if you were on an older Ubuntu version then when you logged in it probably suggested you ran do-release-upgrade. Did you press Y or I and accept the package maintainers version of… Continue reading Apache vhosts broken after Ubuntu 13.10 upgrade
In Australia and the majority of the Western world we have a form of democracy called representative democracy. We vote for people who represent us. Our economic system both expects and requires that people work in their own rational self-interest. The question is, how can a representative democracy work in our capitalist driven economy? We… Continue reading Representative Democracy can it work?
Below is based on a Facebook response I wrote to someone asking for evidence that the GFC caused peak oil. The often cited cause of the GFC was sub prime mortgages in the USA. People who purchased crappy housing with little to no risk on their part. But why is it that the deal seemed… Continue reading Peak Oil causing GFC
“Look into their eyes Elation, tenderness, love. The feeling grows inside, but the outlet is broken unable to dissipate it fills the brain. Caustic it goes and with it your body, Can’t think, can’t eat, can’t work, can’t play, The blockage is still there, but the heart can’t wait. Out of phase, out of sync, bad timing,… Continue reading Cigarette burned heart