Self Hosting Is For The Birds

By On July 17, 2014

This is going to seem like an ad, but you should feel comforted knowing that the only reasons that I’m making this post is to brag about improvement and prevent you from… Read More


My Favorites From E3 2014

By On June 13, 2014

Warning: I’m a PC gamer, you may be jealous and/or disagree with my choices. Yesterday marked the end of the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Here are my picks for the most… Read More


iOS 8 Is A Game Changer

By On June 10, 2014

Leading up to the 2014 World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC), I contemplated a future move to Android. My major gripe with anything iOS is that Apple does an amazing job curating the… Read More

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Listen Up – Circa Survive/Foster The People/HRVRD

By On April 13, 2014

Once in a while someone will try to get to know me by asking “What type of music do you listen to?”. At that very moment there’s a lot running through my… Read More


Arizona Show And Tell

By On April 5, 2014

My best bud Chris is coming to Raleigh next month and I was thinking about our 2012 Arizona vacation. We flew into Phoenix and checked out Scottsdale, relaxed for several days in… Read More


Can’t Login To WordPress With New iThemes Security?

By On April 3, 2014

In general WordPress security is quite lacking, and the consensus on the internet is that it should never be used without a security plugin. For years Better WP Security has reigned king… Read More


Save Your Sight And Sleep With F.lux

By On March 15, 2014

If you’re like me then you often find yourself staring at a bright screen in a dimly lit room. This usually occurs right up until the point where you get ready for… Read More


3 Months With Holden

By On February 26, 2014

On Monday baby Holden turned three months old, and thinking about it blows my mind a little. 100 days ago I was furiously covering burnt orange with bright yellow in nursery, building… Read More


Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS + Nginx + WordPress + You

By On February 21, 2014

With a bit of trial and error, help from a friend, and a lot of luck I was able to get this website running. I’d like to briefly walk you through that journey… Read More

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Raleigh Snowpocalypse 2014

By On February 14, 2014

Two years ago if you told me the word “Snowpocalypse” would be used in North Carolina, I would have seriously questioned your mental stability. Both Amy and I have been fortunate enough… Read More