Josh Sherman


Coding
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Fermentation too
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The 48 Laws of Power

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After listening to and enjoying the hell The 50th Law I decided to circle back and listen to Robert Greene’s earlier work, The 48 Laws of Power. The structure of the chapters was quite formulaic, but were easily digestible. Each chapter started off by stating the law and then goes […]

$5 Showdown: Linode vs. DigitalOcean vs. Amazon Lightsail vs. Vultr

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reviews
hosting
linode
digitalocean
lightsail
vultr

Updated on March 6th, 2017 since Vultr has updated their $5 offering. The data tables have been updated and the applicable sections have updates near the end of the section. Usually I wait to run fresh benchmarks on all providers, but the comments section has been blowing up about Vultr’s […]

You may not need Oh My Zsh

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dotfiles
zsh
cli

I’ve been on pursuit of less with my dotfiles. This isn’t about me hating Oh My Zsh, it’s just about relying on less code. Less code means less bugs. Less code usually means faster execution. It means more control. In turn, more control means more time researching and learning. More […]

Survivor: A Novel

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Chuck Palahniuk is one of my favorite authors. At one time, Fight Club was one of the most important / impactful books and movies in my life. Last year, I started down the path of consuming all of Chuck’s novels. I read Choke and Lullaby, the latter being one of […]

The 50th Law

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I figured since one of my goals for 2017 is to have a high profile Twitter feud with rapper turned actor 50 Cent (a/k/a Curtis Jackson), I should probably get to know my enemy a bit better. Loljk, just seemed like an interesting read and had some solid customer reviews […]