Category: Technology

Dragon Dictate in a virtual machine

Ever since voice dictation became within reach to consumer in the late 1990s, I’ve always been intrigued with the technology.  My first experience with Dragon Dictate included a massive amount of floppy disks, a bad microphone, and a very poor experience.  Not being the best typer, I was […]

20 years of HTML

Time flies.  It’s hard to believe I’ve had some sort of web presence for 20 years.  Wow I feel old.  How about a trip down memory lane? The middle of my sophomore year in college was a pivotal time for me in life. I had two years of […]

PHP and JIRA’s REST API

At my last job I needed generate release notes for each version of software that we shipped to customers. I created a PHP script to pull the status of issues in JIRA and generate HTML output which contained key fields such as key, summary, priority, and resolution. I […]

Copying WordPress Locally

I’ve been using WordPress for about six years now and think it’s a truly great piece of technology. I love using it for my blog and have deployed word press on a number of other sites around the web. One of the things I’ve struggled with though is […]