Category Archives: Technology

Learn Mern, React First – part 1

Learn Mern, React First I already have a working knowledge of MongoDB, Node and Express but not React. In order to refer to myself as MERN stack enabled, I’ve needed to learn React. I also want to be able to … Continue reading

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MEAN vs MERN

The Mean vs Mern stack decision for me has a couple parameters. I would like to choose between Angular and React based on which is most likely to bring the greatest return on learning time invested. These two both involve … Continue reading

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Learning MeteorJS

This article looks into my experience learning the MeteorJS Application Framework and doing a production project based on that. The article should be useful to you if you are trying to decide whether to invest the time and effort needed … Continue reading

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Testing Bone Broth for Lead

We have a proposal for testing bone broth for lead. We want you to join with us. There is the notion that lead contamination is widespread in the US and especially in the Northeastern US. There is no doubt that … Continue reading

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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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Google Drive for WordPress

The integration of Google Drive for WordPress offers some great features.  A plugin for WordPress called docs to WP connects Google Drive to WordPress, allowing a person to create post and edit posts on a Google Drive account. If you’ve never … 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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