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Git for Dotfile Configs

I recently transitions from a 2015 15″ Macbook pro to a shinny new M1 macbook air. In the process of setting it up, I noticed a ton of dotfile configs. This is from my home directory alone: Half of them…

2021 New Mac Setup

So, i’ve finally made the move to an M1 based mac. I’ve had a ton of Macs but always found myself returning to the 15″ 2015 macbook pro. It has a great keyboard, 16GB of ram, lots of ports, i7…

Using H5BP to Generate the Framework for a Basic Website

Target Reader: Someone who knows Git basics and wants to generate a bare-bones, current-standards compliant, website with a typical npm/package-based directory layout. Related to another guide I’m writing, hosting your website on Amazon, readers need to have a website ready,…

Dopamine awareness and layering

I heard a good video yesterday about dopamine, the pleasure chemical that is released in your brain when you do certain reward activities. In the past, they were the result of work. You scavenge and find food, you search for…

My FAQ

What is the definitive answer to the question that people ask you most often? “Where are you from?” I was born in the States, so I grew up there and also in Thailand.   I am fortunate to have both…