Blossom

I took a time out and went outside to enjoy California Spummer. I took photos as proof!

Goons

I watched Slap Shot the other night. It’s been nearly 10 years since I saw it last. I hadn’t forgotten all the slapstick (pun intended) but I’d obviously forgotten most of the dialogue. Let’s just say I was happy my daughter was in a room far, far away and out of earshot.

The Emperors New Clothes

Please pardon the blandness, I haven’t picked a theme to use with Dailything yet. The theme I was using was a pain in the ass, poorly coded nightmare. I’ll probably make something or find one soon enough but for now this old thing will do.

Look Who’s Back, Back Again

In 2002 I started this blog and posted almost daily. As you can see from the content it was mostly just a mishmash of things I found interesting, thoughts, posts about being a new father and life along the way. After a while though my time got taken up by other things, I changed jobs,…

New Trojan Reportedly Infecting Millions of Macs

An OSX trojan has infected millions of computers according to an article published on ArsTechnica. According to Dr. Web (the Russian antivirus company claiming to have discovered the infections), 57 percent of the infected Macs are located in the US and 20 percent are in Canada. This latest variant of the Flashback trojan searches an…

Would I like an Intuos5? Yes, please.

I bought my Wacom Intuos tablet several years ago and even though it’s one of the dustiest things on my desk, it’s garnered a place in my heart. For editing photos it’s my tool of choice and I really couldn’t do the photo production work I do without it. Wacom has released a new version…

Zapping the PRAM-NVRAM in OSX

What’s in the PRAM? PRAM in OSX stores user specific system and device settings. The exact settings stored in your computer’s PRAM varies depending on the type of computer as well as the types of devices and drives connected to the computer. Some information stored in the PRAM includes: Display and video settings such as…

CodeKit – A Swiss Army Knife for Web Development on the Mac

Recently while investigating to see if using LESS could help the way I develop I stumbled across this really cool app for the Mac, CodeKit. CodeKit is a Mac only (sorry Windows guys) app that automatically compiles Less, Sass, Stylus, CoffeeScript & Haml files and combines, minifies and error-checks JavaScript files in real time. CodeKit…

Heavy Coffee Drinkers Run a Lower Risk of Developing Type II Diabetes

Coffee has been used as a medicinal treatment for centuries now scientists have discovered it may have another great side effect other than just waking you up in the morning or getting rid of that nasty hang over, it can help fend off Type II Diabetes. Ling Zheng, Kun Huang and colleagues explain that previous…