Why Designers Should Code

Over the past several years the topic of the designer who codes has generated quite the lot of controversy within the tech community. Some camps believe designers shouldn't distract themselves with code and instead maintain their roots in graphic design as pixel-pushers, while others think that designers should be getting...

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Working Remotely as a Digital Nomad While Traveling

On June 3rd, 2016 my girlfriend and I left San Francisco for New York City, kicking off the start of a 6 1/2 month journey that would take us around the world until we return to California just before the Christmas holiday. While its all been extremely exciting, traveling...

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Setting Up SSL for Ghost on DigitalOcean with Lets Encrypt

After reading entirely too many articles and a lot of trial & error, I've finally managed to get HTTPS working on my DigitalOcean-powered, Nginx-backed Ghost blog using LetsEncrypt's free SSL certificates. For years people have argued whether it's worth setting up SSL on websites that have no inherent need for...

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