Here are some things I have been thinking about lately. If you have thoughts about something you read here, let me know.
Problem I have a “secret recovery phrase” aka “seed phrase” from an address in my Phantom wallet; how can I generate a file system wallet / keypair in order to use it with Solana CLI? Solution Assuming you have installed Solana CLI, run the following command: $ solana-keygen recover ‘prompt:?key=0/0’ –outfile ~/.config/solana/whateveryouwant.json When using the […]
This year I’m growing almost all my vegetables from seeds. I’ve been alternating between several different seed starting mediums, and I wondered which was the best. So I did an experiment to find out. The results were surprising.
I heard myself saying things like “My list of things to do just keeps getting longer!” and “There aren’t enough hours in the day.” I also noticed I was often scrambling to finish things at the end of my day, rushing to cross something off my list before dinner or evening plans or bedtime. I […]
Over the past few years, my approach to setting up a raised garden beds has evolved quite a bit. The following is my cheapest, easiest, and most effective design to date. You can buy all the parts for $65 (or less) and complete the entire project in less than two hours.
This is very much a work in progress… What is a good day? What are the things I do that matter and make me happy? I’m doing an experiment in which I make a point to do a few simple things every day. To help myself remember, I made a simple printable wristband, which you […]
This is the first of (hopefully) several installments in which I will log my process of designing and developing a new product. I’ll start with the very first concept and end… wherever it ends. I have two reasons for doing this. I hope my foibles are interesting or informative to others, and I also suspect […]
My house only has a shower, and my dog likes to run around in the mud. So I have had no choice but to perfect this art.
If the designs you work with originate as Photoshop files that later turn into websites, there are a variety of symptoms that can be considered warning signs…
It is not difficult to set up a Rails app with MySQL on Heroku if you know what to do, but there are a surprising number of “gotchas” that are not well documented.