• Atomic Habits

    Summary of Atomic Habits Atomic Habits by James Clear is one of those books you see recommended by everyone and after reading I can see why. I started reading the book in November last year but, most of my reading stopped in December and have only gotten around to finishing it off now. The books […]

  • Oracle Database with Docker

    Running an Oracle database with Docker is a fairly simple task but I thought it would be useful to document the steps required for reference as I will likely need to refer to then in the future and to help others starting out on this path on how to run Oracle Database with Docker. Oracle […]

  • The Happiness Advantage

    Summary of The Happiness Advantage The Happiness Advantage a book that I have seen mentioned all over the net, I decided to take the plunge and give it a listen on Audible. The author Shawn Achor preaches positive psychology and is one of TEDx most popular speakers, finding success through happiness and that happiness is […]

  • How to Win Friends and Influence People

    How to Win Friends and Influence People my second review comes a decision to format each book review article in the same way. This should provide commonality across them as they grow in number and provide me with a clear format on what I should be including a set amount of information. So each review […]

  • McPlant: Should we endorse it?

    Admission: I am not a vegan. I try to have a balanced diet of both meat and plant-based meals, but I have no desire to cut animal products from my diet completely. So should we endorse the McPlant? The rise in popularity of plant-based products has seen consumer consumption in the market rise at an […]

  • Ad-Blocking – Blocking Social Popups

    Ad-Blocking is good. Ads are annoying, they are generally all in your face. If you haven’t got an ad blocker running on your browser now is the time to correct that! Ad-Blocking setup Go download uBlock Origin for your browser of choice be it Chrome, Firefox or Safari, it’s one of the best on the […]

  • Korn Shell Operators

    I write $SHELL scripts most days mostly Korn Shell, I am always looking these two tables up on other sites for the Korn shell rather than commit them to memory, so why not just post it here so I know where to find it forevermore. We mostly use ksh over bash as Korn shell is […]

  • 5 am Club

    5 am Club a book by Robin S. Sharma speaks about the benefits of waking up at 5 am every day before the rest of the world rises. The self-help book takes the form of a story where 2 people meet a homeless man at a conference in New York, the homeless man turns out […]