Did you know that you can pre-fill Google Forms based on a URL? Did you also know that automate it with a database and send personalized forms via services like Mailchimp?
This heatmap calendar gives you a visual representation of when you posted on your Jekyll site.
How to learn anything:
1. Spend a focused hour reading and watching videos to pick up the basics of what you want to learn.
2. Apply those new skills immediately by working on a tiny project that uses what you just researched and gives you the opportunity to pick up more skills along the way.
3. Get constructive feedback on your tiny project from people who know more than you do in that field.
If you want to learn more, check out this episode of the Isaac Morehouse podcast!
Episode 3 of Snack Time is out! Sean and I celebrate Negroni Week on the air. We discuss recipes, bitters, art, hipsters, and glassware. I get a little tipsy and say "incredible" too much, and I have minor recording issues that I'll fix on the next episode.
A post-game write-up of what I learned from a recent personal data project, complete with instructions so you can try it!
Last year Amanda and I visited Glacier for a couple days before the official start of the summer season. Going to the Sun Road was still closed, but we avoided the crowds, explored the park in solitude, took in the wonderful scenery, and ran into some incredible wildlife. Here is the best of what I shot over three days in Glacier.
When you enjoy a beer in Germany, there's a very good chance that the bottle you're drinking out of wasn't the first time it was filled with Berliner Kindl. This time on Snack Time we talk about recycling glass and the German bottle deposit system.
How do you become a leader in the NBA? Take more shots than everyone else.
Last year Amanda and I visited Yellowstone for a couple days before the official start of the summer season. It was chilly and some roads were closed due to snow, but we avoided the crowds and got to explore the park in relative solitude. Here are the best photos I shot over two days. I took a few landscapes, but I mostly focused on the colors and textures I encountered.
Sean and Chuck are launching a podcast! This first episode is a bit rough around the edges, but it is a start of great things to come. We discuss the Supreme Court vacancy left by Scalia's death and what happens during the nomination process.
A collection of Liquid templates I made for my Jekyll-powered blog: Adding open graph and Twitter cards, Disqus comments, posts by tag, a heatmap calendar for posts, and a book review template.
My first personal project that I released on Github - A custom slash command that enables users to put time entries into Toggl from Slack.
For the past two weeks I’ve been using a single iPhone home screen configuration a la CGP Grey.
I joined Praxis for a group discussion last night on technology and building a personal website. Here are the apps, services, and pieces of advice I mentioned during our conversation.