Twitter as Comments, for Blogs & SME Brand Social Engagement

7 min read

So you’re looking for a super simple, light-weight, slightly hacky, solution for encouraging social engagement, promoting excellent customer feedback and managing comments on articles and posts?

All with little effort and no extra services.

A few lines of CSS, and the right call-to-action button will do.

Here it is – the no-plugin, no-service, no-faff Twitter comment system for blogs and other media engagement.

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DSE Workstation Safety for Serious Computer Users

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Learning the hard way that; Pain, Demotivation and Low-productivity can creep-up when you’re knee-deep in a startup or long project. You already take the time to ensure your tech and business model is setup and working well for you – so why not physical health too?

Once you fix your workstation – you’d be surprised at the subtle low-levels of physical pain relief, as well as the acute pain relief too. You become more motivated, more productive and much more engaged in the same-old-tasks – seemingly like magic.

Nurture yourself and those around you, before you fall apart and seize up like an old machine trying to reach the dividends.

A London based company I’ve had the pleasure of working with teaches such Magic to mere-mortals like ourselves, via eLearning…

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tmux-hints.sh v0.3 Update! The Terminal Cheat-sheet app for Devs

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tmux-hints‘ is a small shell script I wrote used to display a live cheat-sheet – or key-mapping notes – in a terminal running tmux.

As you switch from one program to another, your notes update automatically with that programs notes instead. Great for new key-combos and noobs alike.

After gaining some popularity, mainly from Reddit, I had some great feedback ready to put into action.

Version 0.3, improves on existing concepts and implementation mainly thanks to /u/vogelke and others commenting their experiences.

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“Digital Will” – a Last Will & Testament, for Your Online-life

4 min read

TLDR; Use a Password Manager like 1Password, it makes your day-to-day life easier, more secure and can protect yourself & those around you in an emergency too.

If you’re a individual, or even a key-player in a SME business, you’ve probably already come across the nightmare situation where something vital becomes that-bit-trickier when the person holding the digital-keys is missing.

What would you do when your colleague is sick and you need access to their account?

All the careful planning will only get you so far, sometimes services disconnect and you need access to an account right-now.

The situation only gets worse when you die, how will your loved ones access your accounts quickly when they need too? Here’s the simple solution.

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tmux-hints.sh: The auto cheatsheet for vim, zsh, tmux etc.

3 min read

Being comfortable using terminal means nothing when getting used to new shortcuts, key-combos and custom mappings can be a memory-game.

I’ve ended up with a bunch of note files containing hints for all the things I should have remembered by now. There’s a better way...

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