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Fixing my SSL based shortlinks

If you look at the HTML source for this NGINX post I wrote you’ll find this code. Which was inserted when I published the post via Jetpack. Shortlinks are cool. But if you use curl -LI on that wp.me URL you see that it goes http -> http -> https which irks me. I like […]

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Good product integration is important

My iPhone 6 arrived in the mail, a few calls later it was activated and my old Note II became a paperweight. It’s not that I dislike Android or Samsung products, it’s just that my latent Phone Curse™ kicked in. After 2 years it was time to retire the old one. The old phone was […]

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Family

Thank you #wpmom for everything

I can’t remember when I first started interacting with #wpmom Kim Parsell. I’ve been looking and the earliest I can find was an email from April 26, 2012 saying that she was following me on Twitter. Hundreds of tweets and many emails later and it sure seems like it was much longer than that. She had […]

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Geek

Thoughts on my LG G Watch

For the last 7 days I’ve been wearing my Christmas gift from my brother and sister-in-law: an LG G Watch. It’s a watch that runs Android Wear and works hand in hand with my smartphone. As a watch It’s very comfortable. The strap is rubber like and the holes take into account small wrists like mine. It stretches […]