I wanted to create a list of my accounts that use a TOTP code (often called by sites as 2-Step Verification, One-Time Password, or 2-Factor Authentication). Luckily it is easy to do this when you store the TOTP secrets in 1Password. Go to the File menu and select ‘New Smart Folder’ Set the following simple criteria: […]
Fascinating blog post from a couple of years ago by Cal Newport.
A few months ago, I received notice that my Internet connection through Comcast was going to be upgraded from 105Mbps down to 150Mbps down. I had gotten into the 105 Mbps package as part of a promo in April. I thought nothing of that upgrade other than a thank you to Comcast, as my uBee DDM3513 Cable […]
As different as so many languages tend to be, it’s remarkable they all start in the same place: how to pronounce ‘Mom’ and “Dad’.
I remember seeing this photo, but I never knew the full story behind it. Especially the part about the white man who gave up everything to do what was just and right.
When trying to make an Amazon Affiliate link today, I thought there had to be an easier way, even easier than a bookmarklet. Turns out there is an easier way utilizing TextExpander [Source: And now it’s all this].
I don’t remember coming across “The Egg” by Andy Weir back when he wrote it, but what a thought provoking short story. You can clearly see the writing talent that would eventually result in The Martian.
I have decided to finally build out a true home office, where I can work and perform important tasks separate from anyone else in the house. I have a room upstairs that seems perfect for the role. It is separate from the rest of the living area, which means it will be quiet, and it […]