Just use the damn defaults!

I have been making websites for myself and others for 10+ years now. If there is one thing that I have learned it is that you can waste a lot of time messing with the default settings. People, myself included, fuck around with themes, layout and minor details without having any users. It wastes time […]

DuckDuckGo should rebrand as Duck

DuckDuckGo it doesn’t quite roll off the tongue like Google it. Duck it? My mum might do that. Google actually gave DuckDuckGo the domain duck.com in 2018. Assuming that there wasn’t a clause in that agreement and there aren’t other trademark issues, they should rebrand as Duck. It would be easy for existing users to […]

Bloggin’ aint easy

A while ago I listened to Penn Jillette on Tim Ferriss’ podcast and he claims to have missed less than five days of journaling in 34 years. Likewise many bloggers have ridiculous streaks and machine like output. It’s cool for them but I’m happy with keeping my posts sporadic as long as I feel the […]

TIL 4

Today I learned that Korea was annexed by the Empire of Japan from 1910 until 1945. It was then occupied by the United States and the Soviet Union following WW2. Dad told me this after having learned it himself minutes before (I’m assuming via Wikipedia).

TIL 3

Today I learned that sporadic posts are easier to achieve than daily posts 😉 Also, in France the government allows just two sale periods a year.

TIL 2

Well daily posting didn’t last long 🤦‍♂️. To be fair I had this draft saved yesterday… Uncle Tom’s Cabin was written by Harriet Beecher Stowe and was written primarily to influence white Christian women. It is credited as having helped to advance the abolishionist cause but has since received criticism for perpetuating stereotypes. Per Conversations […]

TIL 1

Bloggin’ ain’t easy so I am going to try to a share something I learn every day. Mostly to get into the habit of blogging consistently but also to encourage myself to learn interesting things and justify the hours I spend learning random shit… So here is TIL 1 Bight is a term used in […]