My daughter decided to confound me this afternoon by hitting the option key 5 times on our MacMini. She did this accidentally, and without knowing that she did, but once she did, the keyboard no longer worked in its normal way. Unbeknownst to me, she enabled Mouse Keys.
• Nov 19, 2016
I’m a big fan of trying out alternative browsers. In this entry, I’m going to list my five favorite alternative browsers. By alternative, I mean, not Safari, Firefox or Chrome which make up over 92% of browser usage worldwide.
• Nov 15, 2016
The process for working with Ricoh Theta S VR files requires a couple intermediate steps before you can import the footage into Premiere. I can’t speak to any other editing software but I would expect it to be the case for others as well.
• Nov 14, 2016
I’m a big fan of Evernote. So much so, that in a previous entry on my business blog, I outlined the reasons that I thought Evernote was the best software for writing (among other things).
• Nov 12, 2016
Looking for an opportunity to play around with Git, Markdown and Jekyll, I have decided to move this site from ExpressionEngine (EECMS) - which I love and use on most projects - to Jekyll, a static site generator.
• Nov 4, 2016
Generally, I don’t use the command line to interact with my version controlled client accounts. In most cases, I prefer to use Tower, a great Git client for Mac and Windows but in the case of gbradhopkins.com, I decided to use the command line as a way of becoming more familiar with it. Below are the basic commands that I use to push content to my Github account.
• Sep 29, 2016
Generally speaking, getting in shape is a selfish endeavor. We usually try to get in shape because we want to look better or feel better about ourselves. I mean, we could say we’re doing it for our kids or for our loved ones but if we’re honest, it’s mostly about self-image. I don’t think there’s anything inherently wrong with that, although we can become obsessed with it and let vanity rule our lives, but let’s just assume that we’re not taking it that far.
• May 17, 2013
GIFs are everywhere. I remember building animated GIFs frame by frame in Photoshop using that timeline at the bottom of the screen and hating every minute of it. Now, it has become some sort of art form? How did this happen? Apps, I guess. And, faster internet. Oh well, who am I to reject a novel art form?
• May 10, 2013