Not So Personal
My Personal Stuff
Tech, Pop-Culture and Marketing
Ants seem to be tireless workers. They toil to feed massive colonies and carve out massive tunnel networks. They are a model of productivity. Or are they?
What if you want to take out some options from the dropdowns in your exposed filters in Views? How about use theming to tackle that?
I intend to start a new project in the month of August. The big hurdle is not technical, and the way to succeed is to confess my sins and live by commandments.
“Oh: you work at UVic? What do you do up there?”
I am a web developer in the ETCL (Electronic Textual Cultures Lab). The lab does digital humanities work. When I say that, what follows is a 10 minute explanation as to what “textual cultures” is. My digital humanities work is all about data and how to present it in a clear useful manner.
This Wednesday, I am starting at UVic on an eight month-plus stint as a web developer. Let's talk about the last four years.
Thoughts, Growth and Personal Stuff
The personal part of my blog is going on an indefinite hiatus.
I have started so many blog posts on this topic and how it has made me feel. I have written abbreviated tell-alls. I have written about the fissure in my heart. I have written to defend myself. I have written about how I am moving on and moving on up.
I had a procedure last weekend. It was part of a bigger deal, so I thought I would share the whys of it.
Victoria is home to droves of smug cyclists. If you can't beat them, join them. I bought a bike. Today, a rusted bike trailer sits on my front lawn.
Here are some lessons from 2014. Some are cryptic. Some are good business advice. Some are “inside jokes.” Some are earnest lessons.
I have come to the realization that I have been under siege for over 20 years. Under siege, I armored up and hunkered down. I looked for ways to build sturdiness.
I think that respect, like shame, is an emotional prompt that doesn't do much good. It becomes a flag without a nation; or a homeland made out of smoke. The truth is: respect is the last warning marker before people try to plunge into the dominion of your self and annex who you are and subvert your goals.