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Writing for HeroPress

Last week I had the honor of writing an essay for HeroPress titled: “W-W-Waiting for the right circumstances“. The response to it was great (judging by retweets, DM’s, and emails.) I am absolutely grateful to Topher DeRosia for giving me such an honor. Topher is the awesome guy behind HeroPress.com.

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Curated

The Best of ‘Crew’ – On Work, Life, Productivity, Writing, and Learning.

A few days ago I was reading the blog of one of my favorite web designers, NoSidebar by Brian Gardner. He wrote a post titled ‘The Best Resources for Consuming Creative Content‘ – a brilliant post, in which he mentions a brilliant company called ‘Crew‘.

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WordPress 12th Anniversary

Twelve years ago Matt announced the first official release of WordPress. Fast forward 12 years and WordPress has: More than 80 WordCamps WorldWide 6 Major version releases 800+ Core Contributors since the first release 23% Market Share of the Internet 100+ meetup groups in 21+ countries

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WordCamp Minneapolis: Powerful Local Development Environments with Brad Parbs

At WordCamp Minneapolis, Brad Parbs from WebDevStudios runs through an awesome presentation on creating and using Powerful Local Development Environments using Vagrants.

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Essays

9 Lessons To My Son in Respecting and Treating Women

Random Acts of Knightness At the time of writing this, I am not a father nor do I know if I will ever have a son. But the world has mistreated, looked down upon, and disrespected woman for centuries and changing that is the duty of men, especially fathers. This is a few lessons to […]

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#WooMattic: The WooCommerce Acquisition by Automattic

Everyone, who is anyone, is talking about it – even Drupal (yup, all linked). Mark Forrester and Magnus Jepson of WooThemes, and Matt Mullenweg of Automattic, announced today that Automattic has successfully acquired WooCommerce – one month before Automattic’s 10th Anniversary.

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Code

The First WooCommerce Meetup in Cape Town

On 25 Feb 2015, I attended the first (of many to come) WooCommerce Meetup in Cape Town. The event was organised through the meetup.com group with the main topic for the evening being eCommerce in South Africa. Though, the events began with a comical note due to Meetup.com having issues processing online payments for an event […]

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Essays

HELL YES! or No: A Simple Decision Hack for a Happier Life

Making decisions is possibly the hardest thing I ever do. The less decisions I have to make, the happier I find myself. Of course, this does not apply to areas of life where decision making is either a team effort (like relationships), or part of my responsibilities (like career tasks). We have all committed to […]

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Essays

Why You Should Not Aim for Success and What To Do Instead

We all have goals, dreams, and aspirations. There is always something we hope to achieve that we think will make our lives much better and will help us attain glorious happiness. We tell ourselves stories that if we achieve this one goal – get this one item, get that promotion, drop that pants size – […]

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Essays

Why I am an Atheist.

Over the last year (as of writing this) I have come to a life-changing conclusion, God (god) most certainly does not exist. I am an atheist. But, like many other non-believers I have no affinity to the label, I do not see why the non-belief in something needs any labelling.