Standing meetings

Think about your last staff or team meeting. How long was it? Was everything captured that needed to be? Did it stay on task? Chances are it could have gone smoother, faster, and been more productive. One way to make recurring meetings more efficient and productive is by reviewing the structure which guides the meeting.

Fixing UNIX permissions en masse

Every once in a while I need to “fix” the unix permissions on a directory. This is usually a web directory, so all the folders need to be readable and executable (i.e. 755), and the files need to be readable (i.e. 644). A preventative measure might be to set the umask appropriately (i.e. 022), so [...]