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  1. Shortcuts

    Monday, July 5, 2021

    1 minute

    I stopped using a computer mouse years ago and only really use the trackpad for navigating websites or OS gestures. When coding, I prefer to keep my fingers on the keys as much as possible. » Read

    #development  #tooling 

  2. Downtime

    Sunday, July 4, 2021

    2 minutes

    This is something that I’m still not great at but I took some long overdue and much needed time off from work. » Read


  3. Free Cookies

    Wednesday, June 9, 2021

    1 minute

    To be more accurate – and indeed, specific – this blog is now proudly 100% free of cookies. » Read

    #personal  #privacy 

  4. VS Code

    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

    1 minute

    This is the first in a series of posts that detail how I’ve set up my IDE » Read

    #development  #tooling 

  5. Festive 500

    Thursday, December 31, 2020

    4 minutes

    2020 has been something of a challenge in so many ways. There’s been just enough time for a final personal test. » Read


  6. Taxing Affairs

    Sunday, September 20, 2020

    2 minutes

    Amazon and Jeff Bezos are currently drawing ire over the amount of tax they pay and the wealth they have amassed respectively. » Read

    #ethics  #finance 

  7. Make It So

    Thursday, September 17, 2020

    4 minutes

    I’m a big fan of automating repetitive work with a Makefile, especially when multiple steps or dependency chains are involved. » Read

    #dev  #make  #work 

  8. Asking Too Much

    Tuesday, September 8, 2020

    1 minute

    One of the key tenets of information and computer security is the Princicple of Least Privilege; an appliction should only request – and be granted – the minimum permissions required for the role it is trying to fulfil. » Read

    #saas  #security