How to find and vet a co-founder?

2 days ago

This has been one of the more interesting things I've been doing over the past weeks, and I'm hoping to describe the process for everyone's information. Of course, this will be coloured by my perspective, so take everything I say with a grain of salt.

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A fresh start

6 days ago

I have been using medium for the past 2 years, since their writing system was quite pleasant to use. However, I've recently grown concerned about both their future, and the fact that I just can't find a nice way to embed it in my personal website. Therefore, I restarted all of that and now have a fr...

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How to get multiple Sidekiq processes running on AWS OpsWorks

4 weeks ago

I’ve spent half a day trying to do this thing, so I figured I’d save other people the trouble, and write up something about it, as well as save myself the trouble if I want to do the same thing a few years down the road.

The reason I needed this was that I wanted to spread out jobs across workers,...

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How to fix vagrant after a user account change

4 months ago

Just in case someone runs into it again. Since it was annoying to find this and someone else might need it sometime. If your user account changes while using vagrant (on mac), there are three things you need to do:

  • Find your new user and group id by running the command id.
  • Update the .vagrant...

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Log in with Paypal: A fractal of bad design

2 years ago

It turns out that logging in with Paypal is not as straightforward as the documentation would like to make it seem.

The first issue I ran into was that it would not recognise my redirect URL. It kept returning with:

Relying Party Validation error: redirect_uri provided in the request does not ma...

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