I deleted all of my email and it was GLORIOUS!

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
email
productivity

As glorious as it has been, it started out as an absolute struggle. Ya gotta get through the ghetto before you get to the meadow, amirite? So what led me down the path of total email annihilation? There were a few contributing factors. Before I talk about that, let’s talk […]

Drizly shares your address via Twitter

By Josh Sherman
4 min read
reviews
safety

TL;DR - Don’t use Drizly’s share your order link, unless you want everybody knowing where you’re getting your sauce delivered to. First off, I want to say that I am very happy to be part of the Drizly beta launch in Tampa, FL and a little bit proud of Tampa […]

First impressions of the new Apple TV

By Josh Sherman
5 min read
reviews
apple

I’ve been a fan of the Apple TV for quite a while now. I was a bit late to the game as I only picked up a third generation unit in 2013. The unit that I am replacing today has consistently beat out the “smart” functionality of my Samsung television. […]

Forcing yourself to use shell aliases

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
cli
bash
zsh
productivity

Fact: Shell aliases save you time. Fact: Saving time increases your productivity. Fact: Everybody wants to be more productive. Fact: Retraining muscle memory can be a pain in the ass. I have been fighting that last fact for a while now. I have the single character alias v pointed to […]

Consolidating PHPAve.com

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
project update
php

Just wanted to give everybody the head’s up that I am consolidating PHPAve.com into this blog. I still plan to blog about PHP from time to time but I no longer see the need in maintaining it as a separate site. For those that are interested in the migration details, […]