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Geek Humor PSA

Next time can it yell “Danger Will Robinson!” instead?

Yesterday I went to work at a data center in NJ. I don't often go as the round trip is more than 5 hours on the road. I had to do some heavy lifting and I wasn't sure if I had access to the last place I needed. So my pal walked me to the […]

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Geek PSA Software

Tin Foil Hat Gravatars

Sometimes I do overthink things. I wrote a plugin to protect Gravatar image URLs.

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Cool Geek PSA Software

How to use UpdraftPlus when The Bad Thing™ happens

I am in the process of handing over a site to someone who's not used WordPress before and doesn't necessarily know where what lives and how. I thought it would be a good idea for me to document how to use the free UpdraftPlus plugin. I use the commercial version of this plugin because it […]

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Humor PSA TV

Wait a minute. Beyoncé is black?

Oh, Saturday Night Live. Sometimes you miss it but this you’re right on target. I should start DVR’ing this season.

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Cool PSA Software

2FA should be built into WordPress core

Does email work with your WordPress installation? When someone leaves a comment on your blog or your WordPress installation automatically updates to a minor version number such as 4.4 to 4.4.1 do you get that email? You did get those emails? Great! Now go, install and activate the Two Factor Authentication plugin maintained by George Stephanis. I’ll […]

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Just Stupid PSA

That time, and that time and the other time

Hey, remember that time when Reviewing a male IT candidate to hire, in the closed room meeting where someone said “Don’t hire him, he’s about the right age for having a baby”? Or that time in another closed room meeting someone else said “I’m going to remove points from that candidate because he’s a man“? Or that […]

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Geek PSA

Careful what you post online

So it began innocently with this Tweet/Foursquare check in. I checked in with Foursquare which is something I do on a regular basis. I do this every time I visit the store. It’s a form of advertising in my not so humble opinion. The store then got a call from someone named “James” asking for […]