Junk Mail After Vehicle Registration

Soon after registering my car in North Carolina, I received loads of junk mail. Most of the letters said something like: VEHICLE ALERT NOTICE REQUEST FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION – PLEASE ACT NOW PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL OPEN IMMEDIATELY These letters were from the...

Interesting articles about space travel, exploration, etc.

I have really enjoyed reading and hearing about space lately. Three things stood out recently: #1: Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years (thanks to John Gruber for pointing this article out) – really cool to see. #2: This comment:...

Jason Fried Quote desktop background

Need a different size? Have a request? Tweet it here. “If you want to feel good, brainstorm it. If you want to appear good, test it. If you want to know if you’re any good, ship it.” – Jason Fried Download free backgrounds below:

Much Ado About To-Do Lists

I keep a to-do list, and have for many years. But lately, my list has become a bit overwhelming. I’m looking for ways to improve both my list and my methodology of getting things done. Over the years I’ve used many different methods to track my to-dos....

Button Split Test using Divi

From July 17th to Nov 13th, I ran a split test on the main button on my homepage. I wanted to see what text converted better between “My Work” and “Get in Touch” I ran the split test using Divi theme’s built in split test feature, setting...

The Current Push in Education

On Thursday October 19, 2017, Bill Gates announced that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is making another big investment in U.S. schools. $1.7 billion big. This investment will span over the next five years and be used primarily to development new curricula,...

Julius Yego – the javelin thrower

  Julius Yego does not have a coach. Not in the traditional sense anyway. He learned how to throw the javelin by watching YouTube videos of great javelin throwers of the past. He won the 2015 world championship and took second in the 2016 Summer Olympics. “I do...

We Each Need Our Own Voice

You’ve heard of the band named R.E.M., right? You may have heard their songs Everybody Hurts, Losing My Religion, or Man on the Moon. An R.E.M. song came on the radio the other day. Some people wouldn’t say that the lead singer’s voice is...

Navigation bar color: how to change in all views. Xcode. Swift.

Need to change the navigation bar color? Add this code to the AppDelegate.swift file, within the didFinishLaunchingWithOptions function: func application(_ application: UIApplication, didFinishLaunchingWithOptions launchOptions: [UIApplicationLaunchOptionsKey: Any]?)...

An idea for the letgo app

letgo is a great alternative to listing products on Craigslist, KSL Classifieds, or eBay. But the app has a screen that needs replaced or improved: the Notifications screen. To me, these notification are annoying and the screen doesn’t solve a real user problem....