Why I Don’t Really Love Responsive Design

Responsive design seems to be what everyone is on these days. Heralded as the ultimate solution to a growing wide range of screen sizes we are presented with. But there are a few reasons why I don’t really love it that much and still favor the idea of building a separate mobile offering.

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How to Make a New Chicago Boss App on OSX Mavericks

So I’ve recently found the interest to learn Erlang. Being a web developer I immediately tried to find a web framework to try it out in, because that’s how I learn best. It wasn’t long until I found Chicago Boss. Soon after that I found that it wasn’t immediately clear and simple how to even get started but after some quick research I got started. Here’s a post to help you save 5 minutes. Hopefully.

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TIL an Easy Way to Cherry Pick Files From Other Branches

I found myself in need of cherry-picking a file out of a different branch into master today and instead of actually using cherry pick and having to mess with reseting the stuff I don’t need and taking them out I found out you can simple checkout the file from your destination branch!

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Git, TIL
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5 Ways Sina Weibo Differentiates Itself From Twitter

As some of you might already be aware, China has a tendency of copying working models in the western technology sector. They have QQ (Formerlly known as OICQ) for ICQ, they have 人人(renren) for Facebook, and even 百度(Baidu) for Google. Don’t be mistaken and think that these are on the caliber of knockoff Giorgio Armani suits that can be purchased for a mere fraction of their authentic counterparts. These are technology giants in their own right and forces to be reckoned with.

So of course with popularity of Twitter, the Chinese could not let the opportunity go to waste. Executed by the internet media giant Sina, borned 新浪微博(Sina Weibo). Sina has been historically successful from its portal and blogging properties, and there are actually a few things that it does arguably better than Twitter that evolves it to a different if not better product.

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First Roll From the Mamiya M645

Just got my first roll back out of the Mamiya M645, there are definitely quirks from this camera that I have to adapt to. But it’s great to work with film and the feeling of it is unmatched by any digital camera that I could use.

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My Raspberry Pi Is Here!

Finally it’s here! Can’t wait to dig in and do some hardware hacking with the GPIO pins

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Easy Uploads for a Post

So I’ve recently gotten into blogging with Octopress and one thing that bugged me coming from using traditional CMS’s (Wordpress mostly) is that there are way too many steps for uploading an image and it can get very messy in the organization of it. With some quick hacking I’ve gotten the upload process to look like the following:

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Remote Bliss

This is more or less my inaugural post. Brought upon by my somewhat recent change in working situation that has prompted my desire to keep a blog in the first place.

I have never had a job where I can only speak positive things about. Alike other amazing companies such as Github, we enjoy things that traditional software companies have never heard of, things such as a 0% turnover rate.

Here are the main points that I usually talk about when I tell people about my awesome job.

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