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“Cracking the Code” by Troy Grady

I browse Youtube almost daily for instructional videos about music theory, guitar exercises and other related topics and yesterday I stumbled upon the Holy Grail.

Weak ass birds in the making

I live in a small “green” municipality (~19.000 citizens) and we’re doing everything to “save” birds by maintaining multiple nature conservation areas.

Create WordPress sitemaps on the fly without plugins

I found this snippet for creating sitemaps on an old thumbdrive and it works fine with the latest WordPress (4.9.4) – no need for yet another bloated, ad-riddled WordPress plugin!

Highlight old WordPress posts

Some WordPress posts have a very short lifespan in terms of relevance.

Optimism versus pessimism

It’s strange how neither optimists nor pessimists think of themselves as optimists or pessimists respectively.

GNU nano syntax highlighting for screenplays

Spoiler alert: This solution for screenplay syntax highlighting sucks and I wouldn’t use it if my life depended on it.

Struggling with responsive views for “Pseudonym”

I’m currently revisiting ancient projects of mine and “Pseudonym”, a popular random name generator, is next on my list.

Why the fuck is it so difficult to find original live chess footage on Youtube?

Am I doing something wrong? Am I expecting too much? Am I not seeing something here?

Basic WordPress SEO without using plugins

Don’t you just hate it when you need to install a plugin to achieve one simple thing using WordPress?