I have been messing around with Amazon’s CloudFront on this site for a couple months now. I had some basic Subs Filters setup that makes using CloudFront as a CDN really easy (and probably most CDN services). The Subs Filter module for Nginx works by filtering the HTML output before the client’s web browser gets[Continue Reading…]
If you have FTP access to a customer’s site (or if they haven’t secured their WordPress file editor), you can add this code to their site and be able to log in as any WordPress user. I developed this to help with issue that afflict only certain users. If you’ve ever done any type of[Continue Reading…]
I ran into a problem the other day where I needed to increment an alphanumeric string. An alphanumeric string is a string consisting of both numerals and letters (0-9, a-z, A-Z). This combination of characters is base62, however, there is no base62 function in PHP to make this easy. There were a couple of solutions[Continue Reading…]
Just finished up listening to the latest Freakonomics podcast where they discuss whether tithing and even religious gatherings can make someone happy. Some interesting quotes (from non-religious liberal types)… the trend is that the more liberal denominations give less What I find is an incredibly strong correlation, that basically these people are more likely to[Continue Reading…]
We don’t have cable, but even when we did we didn’t really watch the reality show Duck Dynasty. We’ve seen a couple episodes here and there and have been somewhat entertained. Here’s the thing, one of the main people in the Duck Dynasty family is Phil Robertson. In a recent interview with GQ he was[Continue Reading…]
I’ve been listening to Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History a lot and recent made the jump to his Common Sense podcast. In the most recent episode of Common Sense Dan talks a little bit about the NSA and those people who say something to the effect of “If you have nothing to hide, then you have[Continue Reading…]
Is it because the evidence, through observation and testing lead to this particular answer? Or is it because they scientists are afraid of losing their jobs and becoming ostracized from their communities? I hypothesized this question a few days ago in my post Why are main-stream Evolutionists Intellectually Dishonest?. Today, I heard this story on[Continue Reading…]
Took me a couple minutes to figure this out. You use to hold down the home button and click the X to force close an app. Now you need to slide the app window up. Like so… Now I just need to figure out his to make the folders not do friggin’ ugly!
Intellectual dishonesty is a failure to apply standards of rational evaluation that one is aware of, usually in a self-serving fashion. If one judges others more critically than oneself, that is intellectually dishonest. If one deflects criticism of a friend or ally simply because they are a friend or ally, that is intellectually dishonest. etc.[Continue Reading…]
Here is a simple script I created to set the “Open link in a new window/tab” checkbox to checked by default in WordPress. There might be a better way to do this, but this was pretty straight forward. Just stick this in a php file in the wp-content/mu-plugins directory and you should be golden.