Parse ISO 8601 String With Timezone Offset To Date Object In Groovy

My Groovy posts always have the absolute worst titles, but I figure that making them verbose is really the only way to make them discoverable. I write a good bit of Groovy code at work, and given that it’s been a few years since the heyday of Groovy it can occasionally be a bit of… Continue reading Parse ISO 8601 String With Timezone Offset To Date Object In Groovy

Twenty Twenty-One WordPress Theme

While I made the change a few weeks ago, it seems fitting that my first post of 2021 should be about my swap to the Twenty Twenty-One WordPress theme. For anyone who isn’t aware, each year WordPress releases a new “official” theme for the platform. While theme-elitists out there may scoff at them in favor… Continue reading Twenty Twenty-One WordPress Theme

Books: Bird Box

Continuing with the theme of reading books that spawned movies I thought were terrible but had interesting concepts, I recently read Bird Box. I watched the film for Bird Box back in 2018 shortly after it was released on Netflix, and I wasn’t exactly fond of it. So much of the film just didn’t seem… Continue reading Books: Bird Box

Books: The Silence

Nearly a year and a half ago, I went on a movie binge and watched The Silence. My consensus was that the movie itself was pretty poorly executed with nearly enough plot holes to make me overlook how interesting the overall premise of the story happened to be. I had written: Just like with Bird… Continue reading Books: The Silence

macOS Big Sur pip Installation Error

Given that I have technological FOMO while also being a technology masochist, I upgraded my 2018 MacBook Pro to macOS 11 “Big Sur” as soon as it was available. Common sense dictates that I should have waited a while to let others encounter and fix some of the kinks prior to upgrading myself, but what’s… Continue reading macOS Big Sur pip Installation Error