Attractive USB Cables

May 17, 2013By David HornOn the interwebs

It’s not often you see the words ‘attractive’ and ‘cables’ in the same sentence … but, and my wife is going to be pleased with this, there is an alternative to the ugly cable mess of most home office set ups: an attractive mess of cables. These great looking cables from Eastern Collective remind me … Read More

All about the productivity …

May 13, 2013By David HornBusiness, work

Just a quick one … I’ve got stuff to do. But I’m all about the productivity at the moment and wanted to share this great anecdote from Jerry Seinfeld (via lifehacker). Software developer Brad Isaac got some great advice from Jerry Seinfeld:  … He told me to get a big wall calendar that has a whole … Read More

Notes from a brief business trip

May 8, 2013By David HornBusiness, work

This past week I was away for 2 days on a business trip … the kind where you leave at 4am on a Thursday, and arrive back at about midnight on the Friday. Short, intensive, rewarding and filled with travel.  I probably had about 10 hours when I was travelling in one form or another … Read More

How LinkedIn Saved My Life

April 30, 2013By David HornWeb Development

Disclaimer: my life has not actually been saved by LinkedIn.  A man called Steve once saved my life by grabbing hold of me just as I was about to walk out in front of a car (thanks Steve!). A couple of months ago a server I have hosted with MediaTemple fell over.  It had been attacked … Read More

Kurt Vonnegut’s advice on writing

December 10, 2012By David HornOn the interwebs

I love pretty much all the writing of Kurt Vonnegut; I think he was a tremendous writer who always had something interesting to say.  I stumbled across this blog post today which contains much wisdom from the man himself, as concerns writing.  Including these gems: “Every character should want something, even if it is only a … Read More

The Cheese Hub – site launch

November 12, 2012By David HornDesign, Mobile, On the interwebs, Web Development, work

Cheese and websites … two of my favourite things, and brought together so wonderfully with this deceptively simple little ecommerce project: The Cheese Hub.   They’re business based in Leitrim that have some lovely looking hampers and a really interesting business in cheese maturation for local producers. Shelves and shelves of maturing cheese line their … Read More