Just a man from the North East trying to make it in the world.

Crucial For Creation : From the Archives

We like music because it makes us feel good. … Using magnetic resonance imaging they showed that people listening to pleasurable music had activated brain regions called the limbic and paralimbic areas, which are connected to euphoric reward responses, like those we experience from sex, good food and addictive drugs. – BBC For years I’ve been developing and pretending I can write! All jokes aside, over those years I’ve learned a lot about myself and my creative process. I’ve discovered

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Automatic cPanel backups with PHP

As of late, I’ve gotten more and more into practicing redundancy when it comes to my web applications. This little bit of code can be extremely helpful if you’ve got your website on one server and wish to back it up to another via FTP.   We’re going to make a .PHP file in the home of our hosting account. e.g. [home/yourusername/backup.php]   This script does support SSL which I strongly recommend if you’re going to be using it as

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Removing SSH Keys under OS X

I love setting up new servers! It’s one of my favorite things to do – deployment is beyond enjoyable for me! However, since I access a lot of different images on the same IP via SSH at times it can get a bit tricky. When reimaging a server (server originally had Ubuntu, I SSH into that server – later, I decide I want it to run Debian.) the server will no longer recognize our RSA key, it will throw an

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Welcome to a brand new thing! (Not really…) While I take the time to properly parse the .MD files for the posts and instructional bits originally hosted here I’ll leave this as just a little obfuscation piece.