Monthly Archive: February 2013

Securing your Apple adapters in conference rooms 3

Securing your Apple adapters in conference rooms

Modern IT is an increasingly Mac-friendly endeavor. One of the major annoyances (in my book) with Macs is the use of adapters and dongles. It isn’t so much that adapters are required, it’s that in shared spaces (such as conference rooms) you need to have them easily accessible AND removable, but not-easily wandered off with. This last requirement is the most troublesome for me because people seem to love to...

“Add Media” broken in WordPress 3.5 1

“Add Media” broken in WordPress 3.5

A little while back I upgraded to WordPress 3.5.X like a good little server admin. Sometime shortly thereafter I noticed the “Add Media” button stopped working, or it would work randomly for one post and not another. Very strange and very annoying since that is the one button I actually need (I write in HTML format, so I don’t need the rest of the WYSIWYG interface to work). After a...

Using Geckoboard with HelpSpot 0

Using Geckoboard with HelpSpot

One of the cool tech toys I’ve been introduced to at my job is called Geckoboard. It’s a nice slick website that allows you (or your company) to have a custom web-based dashboard with whatever data you want. Geckoboard is cool, but the power lays in its ability to be used for custom widgets. With these custom widgets, you can push/pull data from any source you want and have it...

Food Review: Camp BBQ (San Francisco) 0

Food Review: Camp BBQ (San Francisco)

After several nights of drinking and debauchery, Lauren suggested a slight change of pace for an evening excursion. There was this new Japanese BBQ place out in the Inner Richmond which she’d been to once and claimed that “it was to die for”. To me, “Japanese BBQ” typically means yakitori and a few similar items. Sure it’s tasty, but it’s not exactly exciting. I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect,...