Galactic Civil War: a metaphor for parenting

As I walked to work this morning I listened to Adam Buxton and Rob Delaney talk about parenting. My mind started to wander off on a tangent and I started to relate parenting to the battle between the Galactic Empire and the Alliance to Restore the Republic Now I haven’t developed a completely solid metaphor here, I got … More Galactic Civil War: a metaphor for parenting

npm bash-conf, for sharing configs between bash and node

API keys, DB authentication, passwords, system paths and other things of that nature dont belong in a Git repo. They belong in a lovely config file created by an install script run after cloning a repo. That’s how I try and do things these days anyway. I use a lot of bash scripting for big … More npm bash-conf, for sharing configs between bash and node

Mac vs PC

Before I get started, I need to say a couple of things. First of all, I’m not really sure I want to write this post – I had a bit of a rant a while back and was encouraged to post the transcript. I can’t remember it all so I’m just going to start fresh … More Mac vs PC

Vehicle Dashboards: How to just design things wrong.

I’ve been lucky/unlucky enough to have driven the following vehicles since over the course of about 4 months: Audi Diesel Automatic A3 2003 Ford Transit Diesel Manual XLWB XHR 2015 Citroen C4 Grand Picasso Diesel Manual 2007 Ford Mondeo Petrol Automatic 2005 Toyota Previa Diesel Automatic 1997 Citroen C4 Grand Picasso Diesel Manual 2013 Citroen … More Vehicle Dashboards: How to just design things wrong.