Author: Chris Blackwell

Remember Why You Started Sign Sitting on Shelf
Business · 7 MIN READ

Motivation vs Discipline

Have you ever woken up and just couldn’t get motivated to do the things that were most important for you? We all feel a lack of motivation at times. So why do some people seem always to be delivering great work? How are they keeping themselves motivated all the time?

Spiderman Reading
Reading · 7 MIN READ

Five Tips to Create a Daily Reading Habit

I have a love-hate relationship with reading. I love what reading gives me, and yet I get anxious about all the books I haven’t read. My “to-read” list is about 3 times as long as my “read” list, and I’ve read hundreds of books. I recently dedicated myself to making sure I was reading consistently […]

Fathom Analytics Dashboard
Content Marketing · 7 MIN READ

Why I Switched from Google Analytics to Fathom Analytics

Google Analytics saved us all from AWStats hell. When GA was first released in 2005, webmasters everywhere rejoiced for the free alternative, with accurate numbers and a boatload of features. As time went on, Google strengthened its grip on web traffic, while user privacy and clean interfaces went the way of the Dodo.

Github React Page Overview
Laravel · 2 MIN READ

Removing .DS_Store files from Git

There is nothing more frustrating to a developer than looking at their brand new repository, pushed with a fresh new project. Then you see one. Then two…three…more!

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Technology · 4 MIN READ

Ditching Dropbox

Today is a sad day. I am formatting my computer and reinstalling Mac OS. For the first time in 12 years, Dropbox will not be installed on my machine. What was once my most trusted app, has been slowly devolving into the abyss of overly weighted apps.