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A Crystemas Goman

December 14, 2017

A translation of my favorite passage of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight to mark my own Christmas Game.

How can I come up with more ideas?

December 13, 2017

The old saying, 'You are what you eat', applies to the creative process. If you want to be creative and come up with ideas, the best thing you can do is engage the creative ideas that are already out there. Not because you want to copy or emulate them, but because creative ideas catalyze other creative ideas.

My BTC, BCH, and Ripple Strategies

December 8, 2017

The past few days have been quite a ride in the crypto world! This rollercoaster is reminiscent of late 2013, except now there is much more skin in the game. My latest piece on Yours.org covers my history with BTC, BCH, and Ripple, and my investment and use strategies for the currencies.

Selling Photos on Yours.org

December 5, 2017

I'm testing out an idea on Yours.org. If you pay and then a section is revealed to you, that doesn't have to be just for articles. It can be used for anything digital!

Bulk Clearing Expiration Dates in Restrict Content Pro

December 4, 2017 - Category: TIL - Tags: SQL and Wordpress

At Praxis we use Restrict Content Pro as the membership system for our curriculum portal. We decided that all grads get access for life, not just during the program. So, I needed a way to clear over 200 member expiration dates. Here is how I accomplished that task with SQL.

Adding Months to a Calculated Date in Salesforce

November 30, 2017 - Category: TIL - Tags: Salesforce

Adding dates is tricky. Months have different numbers of days, so you can't rely on just adding 30 days to get an extra month. You also can't just add a certain number of months because formulas in Salesforce don't auto increment the year. The solution is modular arithmetic and conditionals.

d3.nest

November 26, 2017 - Category: TIL - Tags: D3.js

Using d3.nest to transform stacked data.