Month: June 2013

Reading & Conversation with Marianne Elliott: former UN peacekeeper, yogi and author of Zen Under Fire

Zen Under Fire Reading & Conversation with Marianne Elliott: former UN peacekeeper, yogi and author of Zen Under Fire: How I Found Peace in the Midst of War When: Saturday 29 June: 2.30pm – 4 pm Where: Sutra Yoga / 1605 North 45th Street...

/ June 28, 2013

How Geogram built a free group email service using Yii and Mailgun

The great folks at Mailgun have published my tutorial: How Geogram built a free group email service using Yii for PHP with MySQL also available on my blog. Mailgun is a scalable, cloud-based email engine that’s easy to integrate with your email-driven...

/ June 26, 2013
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GMail Alternatives in the PRISM Age: How to Host Your Own Email Server in the Cloud

Update: You may be interested in Filtered, my new open source IMAP-based mail filtering application which includes the capability to encrypt selected messages, removing them from your IMAP or Gmail account. I’ve posted a new tutorial called, How to Install Your...

/ June 19, 2013

The Light that Comes From Inside

Go to a wide open space, Gaze without looking anywhere The mind stops its building of thoughts, And rests on its own foundation – Immensity. The light that you see by Is the light that comes from inside. – The...

/ June 16, 2013
What Passes for Front Page News at The Seattle Times

News Judgment at The Seattle Times Goes Off the Rails

I’ve often mocked the editorial judgment at The Seattle Times e.g. for never covering Microsoft’s $1.51 billion Nevada tax dodge ($4.37 billion if you include impacts from lobbying) – likely due to their cozy ties with Microsoft’s tax dodger in...

/ June 5, 2013

Listening to: If You Leave by Daughter

I’ve been listening a lot to Daughter’s If You Leave. Here are some sample lyrics or listen to it below: Winter Drifting apart like two sheets of ice, my love Frozen hearts growing colder with time There’s no heat from...

/ June 3, 2013