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Middle Initials are back!

I added the middle initials back into the title on this website, and also, I quietly went back onto Linkedin, using these same middle initials. There are just too many Robin Scott’s out there, so there is now a point of difference in the phrase with which I am able to Google myself. Obviously.

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Various Changes and speed enhancements

In case you were following along, a few more changes have gone in here, at this site, because here is where I have license to do things my way.

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I deleted my Twitter

In case you missed it – and really, you should have – this week I deleted my Twitter account for what may be the final time, ending my micro-blogging experience altogether.

Its probably not for me.

That said, in order to avoid people reposting as me or otherwise taking my name, I have re-opened the account in the same name, and followed two people. Don’t contact me there. I don’t check it.

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Giggs – Fire In The Booth (part 3)

This is entirely unsafe for work, but since I said some time ago that Giggs had the best Fire in the Booth, it would not make any sense not to post this one, which is arguably a more polished and better selection of bars in the 2017 reboot…

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The need for site speed

I just talked about binning Google Analytics, so it seems appropriate to show the speed impact that this action has had on this site. 

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Almost a year with no comments…

I’ve recently been thinking about turning a few things off.

In fact, I have recently actually begun turning things off. For example, Google Analytics.

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Steve Blackmon had a “Quick look on your website”

So Steve Blackmon got in touch again today, this time from a new gmail address, this time he said:

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New Mailgun pricing & subscription plans

How much did this little email subject line scare you?!

Mailgun should have put in massive all caps bold type:

DON’T WORRY! YOUR 10,000 FREE TRANSACTIONAL MAILS ARE ALL GOOD (FOR NOW).

Phew.

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11 Years of WordPress-ing

Today is the 11th anniversary of my WordPress.org profile.

Before I registered that profile, I had been using WordPress for a couple of years (I started at University, and graduated in 2006) but May 2nd 2007 is my official WordPress birthday 🙂

How long have you been WordPressing – leave a comment below…

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“No code” and client services: developer, be less rockstar

Kelsey Hightower made the following excellent statements on “no code” (in relation to a wider discussion about serverless and Kubernetes, here which I highly recommend giving a listen to):