Crab Mentality

From Wikipedia: Crab Mentality: “Crab mentality, sometimes referred to as crabs in the bucket (also barrel, basket or pot), is a way of thinking best described by the phrase, “if I can’t have it, neither can you.” The metaphor refers to a common pattern of behavior seen in a group of crabs when they are […]

Home Treatment for BPPV Vertigo

I have been experiencing vertigo off and on for a year. I have a Dr. Appointment but I always have to ask Dr. Google. This is what Doctor Google told me: This is what BPPV is: “Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a disorder arising from a problem in the inner ear.[3] Symptoms are repeated, […]

Sprint Retrospectives

I’m doing some research on how to run productive sprint retrospectives. Mountain Goat Software has a good structure that breaks down into how to encourage good habits: Start: What needs to be added to the team’s habits Stop: What needs to be changed or removeed Continue: What working but needs to continue in order to […]

A Good Markdown Cheat Sheet

As we build out our site infrastructure and document our development process in our github wiki, I’ve been learning a lot about Markdown. I’m loving the simplicity of this Markdown cheat sheet by Adam Prichard. It’s a boiled down version of Github’s documentation on writing markdown. It gets straight to the point. Gotta love a […]

Make your own Table of Contents in Google with Bookmarks

I never remember how to do this so I’m adding the quick steps here. I know there are ways of auto generating a Table of Contents in Google Docs, but I don’t know, I just like making my own. Don’t judge me. Go through your body of text and Select the headers/text you want to […]

How to stop an iframe video when closing modal

Needed to stop a video from playing and was impatient and having trouble getting it to work using YouTubes APIs. Found this solution and it worked right off the bat. https://gomakethings.com/stopping-youtube-vimeo-and-html5-videos-with-javascript/ Add this method to your script: var stopVideo = function ( element ) { var iframe = element.querySelector( ‘iframe’); var video = element.querySelector( ‘video’ […]

wordpress localhost subpages not working

I’ve been banging my head against the wall because a local install of a wordpress I’m developing would for some reason not let me go to any wordpress subpages. I kept looking at my permalink settings, they looked fine, tried adding mod_rewrite to my htaccess file. It didn’t make sense because the admin pages were […]

Frank Stella does Moby Dick

https://www.masterworksfineart.com/blog/frank-stella-and-moby-dick-a-whale-of-an-imagination/ Stella explained “I think the Moby Dick series [1986-1997] is a kind of turning point. I was a little afraid, and probably still am a little, with Moby Dick, but the pictures [are] essentially curved surfaces. They started to really move, and the novel moves; you’re going around the world, it’s pretty wet, there […]

Forever Stubborn

I was reading a Twitter conversation between two programmers a couple months ago. One of them said “I’m not a good programmer, I’m just stubborn.” I completely related and I’ve had that statement on my mind ever since. Despite the dozens and dozens of tutorials over the last few months, despite building my own projects, […]