Author Archives: Randy Wright

Coal Questions

Back in 1865, William Stanley Jevons wrote a book called The Coal Question; An Inquiry Concerning the Progress of the Nation, and the Probable Exhaustion of Our Coal Mines. In this book he sets forth the theory that the prosperity … Continue reading

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Food Addiction

Today, in the New York Times there is an excellent article on The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food. The article reflects the process that I believe goes on inside the corporations that have horrible effects on the people they … Continue reading

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Lead in Bone Broth: a Threat or a Tempest in a Crock-Pot?

An article by Chris Kresser brought to my attention the idea that lead in bone broth might pose problems. Bone broth is widely used among people practicing GAPs diets and Paleo diets. Weston A Price proponents also tend to use bone … Continue reading

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Websites for Mobile News

Websites for mobile news is a topic I’ve been working on lately. I’m pretty focused on news and technology now, as I am doing some consulting development for a newspaper. In the process of researching this topic I came across … Continue reading

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Responsive Web Design

Responsive Web Design is another one of those ideas that has taken the web community by storm. Responsive Web Design, a.k.a.RWD, is a set of techniques that allows a web site to present content well to all are almost all … Continue reading

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Resource Plugin

RL2 Resource Plugin Development Process I recently wrote a resource plugin for WordPress called rl2. I made this plugin to provide a database of community resources for a non-profit called Traditional Nutrition Guild (TNG). The idea is to provide listings … Continue reading

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The WordPress Message

What’s the WordPress message? Marshall McLuhan coined the phrase ‘The Medium is the Message“. The medium you are currently reading is WordPress or more generically, a blog. The idea that a medium has certain characteristics to it seems reasonable. If … Continue reading

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A Gratitude Practice

I’ve been doing a gratitude practice each morning. It’s part of a series of things I do each morning. This practice comes out of the book The Magic by Rhonda Byrne and I have to tell you it is working … Continue reading

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Life In Electronic Communities

We live in electronic communities. In our ever changing world, the art of the magazine, the letter to an editor and the essay gave way to the blog. Grafitti gave way to Facebook‘s wall, the telegram to the Tweet.  I … Continue reading

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Backup and Restore WordPress

So, you want to know how to backup and restore WordPress. Most webhosting services do make complete backups of the entire server, but it can take a fair amount of time to reconstruct your site from the webhost backups and … Continue reading

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