I made a CMS out of Wufoo. It’s pretty cool actually. I wanted to put together a quick little site for Laravel consultants that would be my go to place to send people when they ask me where they can find Laravel consultants (genius!).  I wanted to spend as little time as possible on this. In reality we’re… Read More

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/02/health/low-carb-vs-low-fat-diet.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0 People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the low-fat diet that health authorities have favored for decades, a major new study shows. We’ve eaten Paleo/low carb for the past 4 years or so. I’ve probably been less… Read More

Over the past few months I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed by twitter. It seemed my timeline was a never-ending stream of things I felt compelled to read. Some of it truly was important (Well as important as a tweet can be). Much of it though was just chatter. Blocking me from reading more important… Read More

I’ve been building customer support tools (HelpSpot Help Desk Software, Snappy Customer Support) for about a decade now. Over that time I’ve pretty much seen every random thing a help desk can do. There’s a few core principles though that I really believe all help desks should strive for. We build our products with these… Read More

Article: Why Bitcoin Matters by Marc Andreessen I was a big detractor of Bitcoin I have to admit. I’ve gone through more than a couple rounds of fighting in the UserScape chatroom on it. I thought it was all silly geek stuff and maybe it is, but the article linked above has really connected some dots for… Read More

Bootstrappers and startups in general are addicted to Metrics. Measure everything, that’s the only way to succeed!!! I’m not totally against measuring things, but if you’re just starting out I think it’s highly overrated. Even when you’re more established most bootstrapped companies lack sufficient volume and repeatability of traffic to make meaningful analysis. It sure… Read More

Never lock your office door You’re going on a phone call and you want to lock that door so the kids won’t come in and interrupt. All you’re doing is guaranteeing a barrage of knocking and yelling that you’ll have no way to stop since you’re on a headset plugged into your computer. Instead, leave… Read More

https://github.com/everpix/Everpix-Intelligence/blob/master/Anonymized%20VC%20Feedback.md You have to wonder if Everpix would still be around if there was less time spent courting investors and more spent on building out the already popular product.… Read More

  The Red Crab migration. Pretty wild. http://www.viralnova.com/red-crab-migration/… Read More