I Fought the RSI and the RSI (Almost) Won
26 Feb 2015
26 Feb 2015
02 May 2013
I've been standing while I work for over two years now, but the transition wasn't easy. Here are some tips on how to transition successfully.
09 Oct 2012
Mentions are a great way to keep the signal-to-noise ratio high in group chats. Unfortunately, Skype has no such feature. Fortunately, you can roll your own pretty easily. Here's how.
29 Aug 2012
The process is only a little longer than its title
08 Aug 2012
If you find yourself typing out "command", "option", or "control" often and want to take a principled stand against verbosity, I have good news for you!
11 Dec 2011
One major problem with Photo Stream is that it uploads everything that hits your device's Camera Roll. That'd be great if all we ever took were amazing photographs. But alas, many of the images captured by our phones just aren't worth the effort
02 Aug 2011
Last week I shared my Dotjs hack which forces Chrome's Omnibar searches to use Google's "past year" parameter. Since then I've learned a couple of things and found a better way of handling it.
26 Jul 2011
Sick of clicking on 'More tools' and 'Past year' after almost all of your Google searches? I was, so I hacked together a dotjs quickie which adds the necessary params if they aren't already provided.
23 Mar 2011
Want to upgrade to the newly released Firefox 4 while maintaining your Firefox 3 install for browser testing purposes? So did I. Here's how to get 'er done
20 Mar 2011
Little conveniences can make big differences. I recently added two characters to my Bash configuration that made a profound affect on my everyday computer use.
14 Jan 2011
Context switching: computers are great at it, humans suck at it. Every time we developers lose the context of our current task we are forced to waste precious time getting back...
01 Dec 2010
I've wasted many hours of my life trying different task management applications and have never found anything effective enough to stick with. Finally, I've found a solution that is simple and effective. It Just Works®. I think it's awesome. Maybe you will too.
21 Aug 2010
Turns out it's pretty easy to edit a Safari extension that you've downloaded. Here's how.
14 Nov 2009
Have you ever spent way too much time babysitting a long-running command? Code compilation, large file transfers, software upgrades and other time consuming tasks can trash productivity by requiring intermittent attention. Here is a way to avoid the predicament.
09 Sep 2009
OS X's built-in `System Profiler` provides a great graphical display of pretty much anything you'll want to know about your Mac.
07 Sep 2009
We all know that
. represents the current working directory and
.. represents the current working directory's parent directory. If we follow this pattern to its logical conclusion, then
... would represent the current working directory's parent's parent, etc. Unfortunately,
cd doesn't work that way.
01 Sep 2009
Looks like I'm not the only one who hates Snow Leopard's blue ring around selected windows in Exposé.
13 Jun 2009
Ever wanted (or needed) to see your iPhone's network traffic? All you need is a wireless LAN and the cross-platform proxy application, Paros.
04 May 2009
How to set up git as a change notification mechanism