Ryan Maynard
Thoughts, stories, and ideas.

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Jul
26
Setup Firefox for Web Development in 3 Minutes

Setup Firefox for Web Development in 3 Minutes

Step 1 - Download Firefox Developer EditionGo download the Mozilla Firefox Developer Edition. Step 2 - Add an Ad BlockerHead
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Nov
20
How To Optimize Your Environment for Flow

How To Optimize Your Environment for Flow

Flow is the psychological term for what is colloquially referred to as “being in the zone”. The term originated with
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Nov
13
Analysis Paralysis - The French Fry Method

Analysis Paralysis - The French Fry Method

If you have trouble focusing on a given hobby or skill you’re developing, despite being very interested in the
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Apr
20
YourName.Directory

YourName.Directory

The .directory TLDs are cheap, and no one seems to be using them. For a laugh, I made a directory
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Apr
13
iPad Workflow

iPad Workflow

Using an iPad like a Wacom CintiqIf you generate revenue from your drawing, I highly recommend getting a Wacom Cintiq.
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Apr
08
How to Verify Your Mastodon Account with Keybase

How to Verify Your Mastodon Account with Keybase

At the time of this writing, the decentralized network Mastodon has recently surged in popularity out of relative obscurity. Anyone
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Mar
03
Home Lab Assistant with Wolfram Alpha - Pt II

Home Lab Assistant with Wolfram Alpha - Pt II

As I made a mental list of the parts, parameters, and arrangement of the homemade JARVIS; I realized that Amazone
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Mar
01
Thank you, Mr. Torbett

Thank you, Mr. Torbett

Your kindness seemed limitless and authentic. You spoke with enthusiasm and were able to wrangle the attention of distracted and
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Dec
20
Home Lab Assistant with Wolfram Alpha - Pt I

Home Lab Assistant with Wolfram Alpha - Pt I

As the year winds down, I’ll have a few 2-3 hour chunks of spare time to knock some fairly
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Sep
30
Turning the Workshop into an Industrial Fabrication Shop

Turning the Workshop into an Industrial Fabrication Shop

In late March of this year, I found myself looking for a small project that would land me far away
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