Introduction to iOS Music Production Brown Bag

I work at Odecee. It is a technology consultancy company with a difference. They understand that people are their main and only asset, so they tend to hire smart IT professionals, pay them well, and give them cool toys. Every week they run brown bags in their office. A “brown bag” means a lunchtime presentation where attendants are supposed to bring their lunches (in brown paper bags, hence “brown bag”). Yet, Odecee also provides catering for those events. Read more →

Road Ahead

It’s been nearly a year since I wrote that post: A new chapter. During that time I did a bit of traveling, spent a fair amount of time slacking off at the beach (you can’t resist that during summer time in Australia), but most of all I was studying. I was keen to deliver on my resolution to pick up lasting fundamental skills. As I already had an experience with online education and found it as good, if not better, than in-person training, I went for online courses again. Read more →

How to separate a stuck windsurfing mast

I’ve been windsurfing a few years but I didn’t have my own board. Whenever I wanted to go for a ride, I rented a board from SHQ at Sandringham beach. That was Ok, and I had a lot of fun, but I was confined to a single location. Besides, SHQ only has beginners’ large boards and small sails available for rent, and after some time riding on them started to feel dull. Read more →

How to set up Git on Windows

I finally found a way to set up Git on Windows in a way that it isn’t painful to use. Here’s how to do that: Uninstall all installations of git, TortoiseGit, etc. Install Git Extensions. The easiest way to do that is via Chocolatey package manager: Install Chocolatey Install Git Extension package package. Install Git Credentials Manager for Windows That’s it. Git Extensions come with a handy fully-functional UI. Read more →