I had fun installing a personal weather station on our roof. I’ve set it up to share data automatically to a number of online services. See the station’s live data on Weather Underground.
These pictures were taken during a short trip to Kathmandu, Nepal, in March 2019.
At WordCamp US 2017, I took the stage to argue that it’s time that WordPress enables translators to add gender-variable translations, and that we can do this in a way compatible with our existing translation ecosystem. The slides: A couple of days later, during contributor day, I was joined by several amazing WordPress (and GlotPress) […]
Here’s the short talk I gave about languages written from right-to-left at WordCamp Europe 2017. I’m visibly nervous — this was the largest crowd I’ve ever presented to. The slides: While the slides make it clear that I go from talking about rtl.css — the file, used in WordPress themes, to RTLCSS — the node […]
King Crimson’s In the Court of the Crimson King is the album that made me fall in love with Prog Rock. Greg Lake‘s powerful vocals on the track Epitaph have much to do with this. Written around 1969, the lyrics (by Pete Sinfield) are almost prophetic: The wall on which the prophets wrote Is cracking at the seams Upon the […]
Inspired by Erik Bernhardsson post The half-life of code & the ship of Theseus, here are the results of running Erik’s scripts against the WordPress git repo. Cohorts Code decay over time
I use a password manager and create very long passwords where possible, including for my Google account. The problem? when setting up a new Android phone, I can’t download the password manager app until I’ve logged into my Google account, which is nearly impossible without the password manager app. The workaround? Enable USB debugging on the phone, and […]
Today was Jonathan’s first day of Kindergarten. On the way home, as the radio played Eli Mohar and Yoni Rechter’s “As Long”, I burst into tears. While it doesn’t do the original any justice, here’s my attempt to translate the lyrics to English: A boy walking down the street On a clear September morning To the school the […]