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Coding · 1 MIN READ

Box your website, or let it breath?

When you set out to design a new website, especially a writing centric website, how you present the primary content is often a major concern. Boxing your website is a technique that was mostly used a lot during the previous decade, but is starting to fade. Here is a screenshot of the previous version of this site. […]

Coding · 1 MIN READ

FireFox Bug using FlexBox and Percentage Based Margins

There seems to be a small bug in FireFox when you are using percentage based margins and Flexbox. If you are using Flexbox, and you have set a percentage based bottom or top margin, they are not applied in FireFox. I have setup a CodePen to demonstrate the problem and you can track the Bugzilla […]

Apple · 1 MIN READ

Fixing Yosemite Performance Issues

I love Yosemite and all the new features, but I have been having a bad time with frame rates and performance. Just moving windows around is really slow and there seems to be general lag on my machine. I found a simple solution online, so hopefully it will work just as well for you. Open […]

Reading · 2 MIN READ

Book Review: The Information Diet

You are what you eat. We hear this saying so often, and we all know how too true it is. So can the same be said for information? Are you what you read? This is the case that Clay Johnson tries to make in this book, and for the most part, he succeeds in making […]

Technology · 2 MIN READ

Choosing FireFox for Choice not Fear

I recently read an article I found on HackerNews titled Choose Firefox Now, Or Later You Won’t Get A Choice. While the author does make some good points about why competition is good, the whole premise of the article is terrible.

Business Strategy · 4 MIN READ

Buying Cars with Bad Customer Service

Buying a new car is one of the worst things you will in your life. But why? Why do we automatically assume that’s the way it is, and that’s the way it has to be? Society has ingrained into us that buying a car is like going to war. It’s us vs them, and you have […]