August 31, 2018
Create a mood ring with Glitch, Slack, and LIFX
Earlier this year I attended a Slack Session called Building your first Slack integration. It gave me a ton of ideas. Naturally, I decided to turn my office lamp into a mood ring as dictated by the emoji in my Slack status.
July 16, 2018
Summer of ice cream
For the past month, I’ve tried a new ice cream recipe with ingredients from the farmers market.
June 22, 2018
Turn a Spotify playlist into a Jekyll post
For the past ten years, I’ve created a playlist for each season. I wrote about this before when I made Jekyll data playlists. At the end of each season, the playlist gets a post and I store all the data in _data/playlists.yml (for safe keeping).
May 11, 2018
Make your Slack status the weather forecast
Filed under: things we probably don’t need, but idk I want it.
February 4, 2018
GitHub as a talk proposal review system
For Ela Conf 2015, 2016, and 2017, we turned a private GitHub repository into a system for reviewing talk proposals.
January 16, 2018
Collate Google Form responses into Google Docs
For Ela Conf 2016 and 2017, we created a Google Form to collect speaker feedback. The form had the following fields: