GitHub blog hosting and static site generation

My blog has moved platforms quite a bit over the years and is currently hosted on blogger and was previously with a company and app that is no longer with us. I have a lot of posts and content, and a custom domain and URLs that come up in search engines so moving away from blogger isn’t going to be an insignificant task. So this is a test post to try out GitHub blog hosting...

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Mac OSX Terminal Permissions Issues

So with Node Package Manager, HomeBrew, PIP and various other package managers that throw errors on my aging development Mac the following rightly or wrongly fixes most if not all of the issues.I am posting here to save me searching every day for the syntax and answersudo chown -R :admin /usr/local

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Numi ‒ Beautiful calculator app for Mac

I use Soulver on the Mac/iOS to do natural language style calculations on my finances and software startup ideas and bootstrapping costs but there is a new similar application that's worth having a look at and that's Numi - The beautiful calculator app for Mac http://numi.io/

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Amazon Web Services goes down, taking Netflix, Reddit, Pocket and more with it

---- Amazon Web Services goes down, taking Netflix, Reddit, Pocket and more with it // The Next Web - International technology news, business & culture If you're having trouble accessing several parts of the Web today, it's because Amazon Web Services is having a bit of a glitch this morning. A server issue in Virginia is affecting most of the northeast, killing the infrastructure for many popular products and services including Netflix, Product Hunt, Medium, SocialFlow, Buffer, GroupMe,...

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3 Small Discipline Habits You Can Train

3 Small Discipline Habits You Can Train// Zen HabitsBy Leo BabautaWhile I'm not a fan of trying to be disciplined every moment of the day, there's no doubt most of us could use a little more discipline in our lives.We procrastinate, we waste time with online distractions, we go an entire day without getting done what we really wanted to get done.How do we overcome this?With training. Practice small, effective habits, and practice some more....

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