Year: 2013

i’m not getting a ps4. i’m quite content with my ps3 — except for when either it overheats or the controllers decide to randomly push buttons for me when i’m playing a game.

not cool at all. especially when i’m on a breakaway down the pitch and my player decides to boot it into the stands sitting in the sideline (fifa)

this has happened to me before… it’s quite annoying. i used to think that it may have been interference effing with the connection from controller to ps3… but apparently it’s the contacts within the controller itself

to the youtubes! i found this great video tutorial, discussing the problem and also the solution. all i really needed was electrical tape and a jeweler’s screwdriver

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this is geoff’s recipe for chili — it’s damn good. make it.

Ingredients

  • 2-3 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1 lbs. turkey or other red meat
  • 16 oz pinto beans (drained)
  • 16 oz kidney beans (drained)
  • 32 oz chili beans
  • 32 oz crushed tomatoes
  • salt, pepper, cayenne pepper
  • 1 can or bottle of beer: guinness or newcastle
  • if you don’t have fresh spices like cumin and some of the others you can grab a regular chili seasoning packet
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so i’ve been using this wordpress plugin that will help your site become multilingual called qTranslate. it’s awesome. it allows you to add different translations for menus, posts, pages, widgets, etc with a little bit of effort (of course, every project is different, some php coding may be required). here’s a fairly quick startup guide

the thing is, we only need the plugin for a set of pages and that’s it… not the most ideal solution, but it’s working… or was

i found a random issue that no amount of googling could resolve… every page that didn’t require translation would display fine except for the below snippet of code

essentially, the code was using “get_posts” to display a page within a page (almost inception-like)

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so i’ve been running into a nagging issue with wordpress’ new instance of its media uploader (released in v3.5)

if i had a meta box with an image uploader, it would conflict with the standard “Add Media” button for the editor

previous code

uploader.js

jQuery(document).ready(function() {
var form_field;
jQuery('.button-upload').click(function() {
form_field = '#' + jQuery(this).next('input').attr('id');
tb_show('', 'media-upload.php?type=image&TB_iframe=true');
return false;
});

window.send_to_editor = function(html) {
imgurl = jQuery('img',html).attr('src');
if(!imgurl){
imgurl = jQuery(html).attr('src');
}
if (jQuery(form_field).length > 0) {
jQuery(form_field).val(imgurl);
}
tb_remove();
}
});

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i’ve seen a few good doppelgängers in my day… but they’re always qualified with a “but” e.g. “that looks like ‘so and so,’ but fatter”

there’s a good one at ballast point — one of the chicks that works there looks like rashida jones

over the weekend, i spotted the doppelgänger to end all doppelgängers — he essentially was THREE people Read more »

i guess it really shouldn’t be called “responsive” — it’s more “adaptive”. i mean, you can’t resize your browser or outlook window and expect it to update on the fly.

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i’d like to say i’m pretty good at coding up html pages with css… and getting better and better at making sites responsive. well, only some of those skills are needed to code html emails

it’s a pain. a big one.

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so it’s been one month since i got the keys to my new place… it still feels weird that i own this place

i’ve learned a lot in this first month of homeownership… here’s the low down

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i had this idea that was cool, “game-changing” (ughh), etc. but it woulda taken way too many resources for me to execute by myself

the idea came to me when i was sitting in the patio of a starbucks and a homeless man walked up to me, asking for spare change on the other side of the fence. i’m not a fan of this kind of panhandling — it’s rude and can be somewhat scary.

so there’s a popular app that i love called “venmo,” which allows the user to send money (without fees) to friends. the best part of the app (besides the no-fees thing) is the social aspect. so you can pay someone and then tweet a message. these messages get pretty creative (and lewd)

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there are so many awesome parts of this video. the fact that chase reads it like it’s a real letter, mac’s photo, that it’s put up by mlbfancave, and that there are fucking stickers in his letter!

original letter here