Josh Sherman


Coding
Life stuff
Fermentation too
Shipping fixes everything.

How do I sign up?

1 min read
web development
user experience
retrospection

One of the most frequent requests I receive on Holiday API is “How do I sign up for an account?” and “How do I get an API key?” It throws me off because there is a giant “get started for free” banner near the top of the page. It stands […]

The boob post

1 min read
blogging

My wife, the esteemed blogger that she is, gave me a bit of advice recently: If you showed more titties on your blog, you would have more followers. It’s sound, and quite easily the best advice I’ve ever received concerning my blog! Hovering around a mere zero percent, the amount […]

Fixing an Arch Linux system that is booting into emergency mode

3 min read
linux

File this under “crap I want to document in case it happens again later”. So while in the middle of working today, my MacBook Pro running Arch Linux (recently clean installed) decided to lock up on me. Pretty sure it was Firefox Developer Edition that did it, but that’s for […]

How to do stuff

3 min read
inspiration
career
life skills
goals

So I read this Lifehacker article the other day discussing Google’s top 10 “how to”searches worldwide from 2004 to 2017. I was like “Good God Lemon, I know how do that stuff!” Enough banter, here’s Josh’s guide to doing a bunch of stuff: How to tie a tie Put the […]

Side projects are not a threat

3 min read
development
career
autodidacticism

Say it with me, side projects are not a threat. If anything, they should be viewed as a form of continuing education. Before you say anything, I’m fully aware that there are assholes out there that choose to run their side business(es) while they are on the clock. They tend […]