Author: Shane Connelly

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Top Tips on Working from Home

I’m writing this at the time of a worldwide pandemic of COVID-19. We’re facing rapid spread of the disease and in the hopes of retaining healthy employees, many employers are providing their workforce with...

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Baby Naming Project

tl;dr: you can get a new person/car/pet/whatever naming app now at https://github.com/eskibars/lentil-namer As a first-time dad-to-be, one of the things I’ve noticed is that the first thing anyone asks you about your baby is...

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Recruiters’ new (spam) tools

Intro I’ve recently been getting a slew of e-mails from recruiters.  Horray!  Right?  Except…no.  Don’t get me wrong: we all have jobs and I’m happy to get e-mails from recruiters.  The issue is that...

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Mini Public Transit Board

First World Problems I live in San Francisco where our coffee is strong, our alcohol is stronger, and our public transit system (Muni) is weak.  OK, that’s not entirely fair, but Muni is slow and unreliable:...

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Ad-blocking and extra privacy for your devices

The back-story: As one of my friends has stated… The Internet is a scary place without Adblock It’s true.  And while I think he was largely referring to the ubiquity and annoying nature of many...