Top 20 Hacker and Designer News 2014

Last year around this same date I started The Hacker and Designer News newsletter as a weekly curated recap of the what I thought were the best articles from Hacker News and Designer News on startups, entrepreneurship, hacks, programming, design, etc. I built and open sourced an aggregator to help me collect posts. I later built news.hdn.io using that same […]

File Uploads + CORS + IE

Supporting Internet Explorer is always kind of a drag, but sometimes you just have to. Adding to the mixture file uploads via AJAX and CORS only make it that much more fun. When dealing with AJAX file uploads I always seem to keep going back to jQuery File Upload. Making these file uploads work on […]

Backup OpenPGP keys on paper

Recently I remember I was keeping a backup of my OpenPGP keys on an external hard drive that any day now could just cease to work. After my first attempts with PGP/GPG where I lost my private keys and could no longer revoke them, I wasn’t planning on loosing another one again. After reading what […]