Six months with the 7 Minute Workout

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
self improvement
health
fitness

January 1st, 2018, hung over from New Year’s Eve, I started doing the 7 Minute Workout. For those unfamiliar, the 7 Minute Workout is a series of 13 exercises that are done for 30 seconds each with a 10 second break in between. I’m still unsure where the name “7 […]

Encouraging entrepreneurial spirit in kids

By Josh Sherman
5 min read
parenting
personal finance
entrepreneurship

Most entrepreneurs share similar stories about their earliest entrepreneurial adventures from their youth. These stories are often about selling something to their classmates and/or door to door in their neighborhood. Don’t think I’ve ever heard one about selling lemonade though. So how does one encourage their child to make similar […]

How to calculate United States holiday observances

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
php
javascript

Usually around a holiday I will do a post that’s somehow related to the holiday. Seemed kind of silly to do a post on how to calculate Independence Day in the United States since it’s pretty straight forward. It always lands on the 4th day of the month of July. […]

Stop blaming your hosting company for downtime

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
hosting
devops

I was struck with downtime last week. Linode’s Fremont data center went offline in a big way. Service was interrupted for nearly 4 hours. Did I panic? OF COURSE I DID! At first at least. Thing is, when a site of mine goes down, I just assume that I had […]

The problem with dark mode in macOS Mojave

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
apple
os x
macos
open source

If I still used MacOS as my daily driver, I’d be absolutely over the moon about dark mode being announced for Apple’s next macOS release, Mojave. It’s great that this feature is finally being added, but it’s very much “too little too late” if you ask me. For those unaware, […]