Weekly Review Checklist App

I've been toying with the idea of creating an app that helps with a weekly review for a while. I first came across the idea when reading about Getting Things Done and the massive list of 'triggers' that comes with that. To be honest I found it a bit daunting and didn't need to check all those things every week. So, in my own simple, trivial way I've written what is essentially just a web page with a list on it, except that the list updates a progress bar and nicely removes things from focus when Read more [...]

Insert Key (or equivalent) on Ubuntu using a Mac keyboard

Pretty niche audience for this one, but posting it for my own benefit as much as anything. Thanks to the original link at Ubuntu Forums for the following hints:

[fn]+[return]= Insert
[fn]+[UPARROW]= Pg Up
[fn]+[DOWNARROW]= Pg Down

Easy Sumif in R Using The Aggregate Function

This is a really simple (i.e. probably even the most basic possible) example of using the built in aggregate() function in R, basically a sumif in R. Given a set of data where column a is the values and column b contains the data by which you wish to group (in this example categorical data with values of a or b): > data a b 1 0 a 2 0 a 3 1 b 4 2 a 5 2 b 6 2 a 7 3 b 8 4 b 9 7 b The aggregate function as I have used it below takes the following arguments -- data$a is the Read more [...]

Top 10 HTML Beginner Resources

Beginning with HTML Over the past few weeks I've noticed a few people have been asking me if I had any tips for the best HTML beginner resources. This is something that comes up for myself once in while when needing some bit of HTML reference that I have forgotten through under-use. In order to kill two (three?) birds with one stone I thought I would make a list for myself--in the form of a post--that I could share with those people. There are lots of sites with tutorials and tips on HTML Read more [...]

3 Apps To Improve Samsung Galaxy S4 Battery Life

Improving the Samsung Galaxy S4 Battery Life What follows is a short intro to 3 apps that in my experience have improved my SGS4 battery life -- your mileage may vary and I can't be to blame for any damage caused! That said, I don't think any of these should render your phone unusable 🙂 CPU Tuner This is the daddy of all battery saving apps, and works best when your phone is rooted. There are plenty like this on the Google Play Store, but this in my opinion is the best. Instead of filling your Read more [...]