I’ve built hundreds of CMS websites in the last decade; a good chunk of them on WordPress. The relationship was great at first, but the last few years seemed like watching your car get keyed by your soon-to-be-ex because you didn’t put the Valentine’s Day card on the refrigerator.

Side note: WTF Happened to WordPress?


Ever been tempted to smash your laptop from yet another Node version conflict from tooling hell? Volta is for you.

Suppose you have two projects, each requiring their own version of node.

Project 1

  1. brew install volta
  2. volta install node@14
  3. volta install yarn
  4. yarn install
cd /path/to/project-using-node-14
node -v

Project 2

  1. brew install…

Vaccine-hesitancy can be difficult for pediatricians to manage. In instances where a parent refuses to vaccinate, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends doctors ask the parents to sign the AAP Refusal To Vaccinate form (last updated in 2013).

However, evidence shows the wording on this form may further entrench…

Keep yourself safe and don’t install Zoom’s Client. Although Zoom aggressively works to get you to download and install their software for video conferences (using “dark patterns”), it isn’t required.

If you’re ever asked to use Zoom, your best solution is to join from your browser, or not at all.

To join Zoom from your browser:

Quite often, couples struggle with the decision to have children when the woman has multiple sclerosis (MS). It happened to us; my wife has MS. I’m not a doctor; I’m a researcher and I’m an expert in caring for my wife. I compiled information that was very helpful for us…

“Joe Biden’s economic plan: Moody’s, which is a reputable wall street firm, has said will create 7 million more jobs than Donald Trump’s.”
Senator Kamala Harris (Pence-Harris Debate October 7 2020 ~ minute 37)

During the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate with Vice President Mike Pence, Senator Kamala Harris cited a prediction from Moody’s Analytics on job growth. This is the same organization Hillary Clinton cited as the Democratic presidential candidate during the 2016 election debates.

However, it is important to note that Moody’s has…

Jonathan Stanley

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