I reduced my FB time to an hour, which I blow through before work. So, I’ve decided to try to add daily art prompts ... try to get more writing and drawing in ... I know, I should be doing more coding but baby steps.
that is in my head ... some kind of HUD contact lens or brainlink ... I know ... but but the dangers! I've been trying to turn this AOC USB3 16" external display and a various Raspberry Pis into a smart mirror like dashboard to hang on my wall. Orignally, I was thinking of writing … Continue reading I dream of a dashboard
I've always admired those who could take the scientific method and apply it to their own lives. Those who had the motivation and persistence to the keep it going. So, I've been doing Noom for over 100 days and I'm nearing the end of the program that I'm in. This stage is all about moving … Continue reading Self Experimentation
Make it part of your workflow. Test often and don't get test for good things. Test for errors, bad input, ... Also test for performance. Oh, you wrote a sweet sweet function ... how well does it perform when ran 10 times? 100x? 100000000000x? To help you on your way, here is a short set … Continue reading Test your damn code!
You might find yourself in a flood of bookmarks and putting off trimming them ... don't. Like most procrastination techniques, it is effective in delaying but ultimately shit has to get done. So getting it done.
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80/20 Rule, Runbooks, and Procedures The 80/20 Rule boils down to 80% of your issues are caused by 20% of your clients. Or 80% of your work can be automated or at lest "script" out and somewhat automated. If your runbooks and/or procedures catch 80% of your work, aka low hanging fruit, then that leaves … Continue reading Slimming Down Your Workload
In recent years, I've felt trapped and like I just keep failing up. I think part of this feeling comes from my lack of formal education in my field and the importance of college our parents pressed upon us. Most of what I know I've learned by doing or was throw at me and needed … Continue reading Core Skills … do you have any?
I've reading about people running in to issues with their Magento Crons, which have always been a bit of a blackhole ... where application and system merge ... but here is two small queries to help find the longest running Crons in your cron_schedule table and those that were delayed. Show the top 10 longest … Continue reading Magento 2 Cron blues
It is unfortunate that most organizations see IT as a cost with very little benefit. Even though IT is the internal lubricant of business. This applies triple to Support teams. In my many decades in Support, most teams are under staffed, over worked, and suffering from deep deep deep knowledge debt. If your Support team … Continue reading Learn your tools