PHP Insanity

It was a cold day, Gustav arrived for his first day at work clutching his laptop and some books on the Zend framework. His past nights had been disturbed by the 'Tetris effect', lines of pure code produced by his unconscious mind in his sleep, dropping down, one atop the…

Web Performance Tricks

This CSS one-liner will speed up any website instantly! img {display: none !important;} For an even bigger speed boost, add this! * {background-image: none !important;}…

Apparently this is Ghost

I'm trying out a Ghost blog again, despite being opposed to using Node.js for a static web site solution... at least nginx is proxying it for me :P…

Graph Paper Press

Graph Paper Press is a small team of web designers and developers based in Brooklyn, NY who build graphically minimal WordPress themes for photographers, artists and entrepreneurs. Their content-rich designs allow you to create a blog, build a portfolio and sell your photography or artwork online in one place! They…

Cubik Network App Update

I've released a new version of the Cubik Network Android application, with several minor fixes and a couple new features. Fixed screen rotation resetting the activity, causing the webpage to reload Enable TLS/SSL by default throughout the application Support for Android 2.2 (Froyo) and higher, tested on my…

Ads are back

You might have noticed the ads.  Or you use AdBlock.  Either way, I'm putting ads on my sites again, I'm going to try to offset the cost of hosting free services on non-free servers, at least a little bit. If you are a donor on Cubik Network, I'm working on…

T-Mobile Adventures

Several months ago, I purchased a like-new Galaxy S4 on Swappa.com, a well-known, reasonably safe used mobile device site. The phone works perfectly, and I continued to use it on T-Mobile without any trouble for around 5 months. Then, seemingly for no reason, my connection to T-Mobile disappeared.  I…