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Are We Too Trusting With Our Online Privacy?

As I was researching last week’s post, on whether we should still trust Facebook with our online privacy and personal data , I was talking to my Mum. She said that she really liked the article ( go Mum! ) and that it reminded her of her Mum and her Mum's attitude to sharing personal information. She shared the …

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Written by Matthew Setter - - Aggregated on Tuesday May 1, 2018


How to Clean Up Your Vocals in Audacity

Over the last year and a bit as I've been creating Free the Geek , my podcast aimed at helping developers create more meaningful and fulfilling careers, I've been rapidly learning about the ins and outs of great quality audio. This isn't to say that I have the best quality audio in the world, but I have been …

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Written by Matthew Setter - - Aggregated on Tuesday February 20, 2018


How to Clean Up Your Vocals in Audacity

Over the last year and a bit as I've been creating Free the Geek , my podcast aimed at helping developers create more meaningful and fulfilling careers, I've been rapidly learning about the ins and outs of great quality audio. This isn't to say that I have the best quality audio in the world, but I have been …

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Written by Matthew Setter - - Aggregated on Tuesday February 20, 2018


How to Configure Pagination in Sculpin

By default, Sculpin's global paginator will render up to ten items per page, if there are at least ten items available to be rendered. If that suits your needs, then you won't need to change the setting. However, if, like me, you need to change the setting, then it's good to know how to do it. It's something I've …

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Written by Matthew Setter - - Aggregated on Friday January 5, 2018


It's The End of An Era - Goodbye PHP Architect.

It's because I'm the longest, consistent, contributing author, having started writing for them back around 2009. Well, that's what Kevin Bruce told me. It's been a fun and enriching journey these many years — especially if you considered the quality of my writing when I started. While I wasn't terrible, let's just say …

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Written by Matthew Setter - - Aggregated on Wednesday December 6, 2017


Becoming a Security-Focused Software Engineer

That does sound rather grandiose. And perhaps it is. But for some time, I've had this niggling feeling that I just had to take a good, long, hard look at where I was taking my career. Why Did I Move Away From Software Engineering? To put this into perspective, for almost my entire career as a software developer …

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Written by Matthew Setter - - Aggregated on Monday October 9, 2017