I was planning to run a wintry one-shot Dungeons & Dragons adventure this week. I had a basic concept: we’re in Exandria, so we’ll theme it around Winter’s Crest, the winter festival celebrated in Tal’Dorei. There would be games and shops for fun little mini-games. The real story is based around a type of hag… Continue reading Further lazy DM adventures with ChatGPT
A lot of folks have been chatting about ChatGPT (that’ll be the last dad joke, I swear…), the latest experiment out of openai.com — home of the DALL-E image generation AI. I’ve been generally pretty impressed with what I can get from DALL-E — enough to purchase some credits to help generate art for my… Continue reading Getting something actually useful out of ChatGPT
I recently learned how to run multiple versions of PHP on my local machine and switch between them using Homebrew. It’s pretty straightforward, actually.
I have been using our Ender 5 FDM 3D printer pretty heavily over the last year or so primarily for making miniatures for Dungeons & Dragons. D&D minis can cost anywhere between $5 – $50 or more, so the most cost effective way of having a lot of miniatures at your disposal is, well, build… Continue reading Experiments in Resin 3D Printing
I recently moved my site to a new host. And I’ve also added my partner’s site to the WordPress multisite stack running this site and a number of others on this domain and chrisreynolds.io. Previously she was using WordPress.com, but was frustrated by a lack of adequate support and persistent caching bugs that even I… Continue reading Dashboard Changelog
Hi. It’s been a while since I wrote anything on here. It’s been a while since I’ve wanted to write something on here, and largely that’s been due to not being able to upload files in my previous site setup. There’s technical things underneath, but basically I was using a free developer environment on Pantheon… Continue reading New site, who dis?
TL;DR: Hunter.io is a service that email marketers use to get huge email lists. Go to their email finder to see if you’re in their list of 200+ million addresses (you probably are). Go to their claim email address page to (attempt to) remove yourself from their database. I get a lot of emails. An… Continue reading Just another day of being an asshole on the internet
This week, I started the next chapter of my great adventure — joining the team at Human Made. Over the last roughly two and a half years, I’ve worked at WebDevStudios — one of the top WordPress-focused development agencies. When I joined, I was plopped in the middle of a project for the United States National… Continue reading I’ve joined Human Made!
This morning, my wife and I were having a conversation about what happens to our cultural information and identity when we are gone. Not just, what happens to, for example, this blog after I, personally, am deceased, but also, what happens to all of our information 50, 100, 200 years from now when the means… Continue reading Uncovering Digital Artifacts