So a customer of mine had signed up with Pingdom as part of one of their projects. They noticed that they really were not getting any value out of the pingdom service so they cancelled the account.

The past month or so I've been reading up on React Native. React Native was open sourced about 2 years ago. React Native is an open source framework by Facebook which allows you to write Android and IOS applications using HTML like code (known as JSX) and JavaScript.

Bandh usually translates directly to 'general strike'. Bandh is originally a Hindi word meaning 'closed', is a form of protest used by political activists in some countries in South Asia like India and Nepal. During a Bandh, a major political party or a large chunk of a community declares a...

So I've taken on a new project called ConX. I'm assisting with their technical offering. It's early days but it's a promising venture.

I've arrived in Nepal, I'm going to be here for the next 3 months. While here, I'm going to be staying with my wifes family in Kathmandu. I quickly realised that the Internet connection at the house simply was not sufficient. 128kbp or 256kbp, slow as a wet wick. This...

Something that caught be out week was the introduction of the secret_key base in Rails 4.

So last month I participated in a great session at Fishburners discussing the media landscape & tracking influencers.