PainMinder™ Launched!

Author: , August 18th, 2011

Our health-related website is finally live to the public! A long time coming, but worth the effort. The site is FREE, and will handle many health-related tracking tasks quite easily. Naomi and I have worked incessantly to make the site worthy of use. We think it is ready for prime-time. Now let’s see what the […]

How To Get root Access To An AWS Instance At Launch

Author: , August 3rd, 2011

First use SSH to login as the ec2-user:

erics@zeus:/Users/erics # ssh -i foo.pem Last login: Tue Nov 19 20:28:19 2013 from __| __|_ ) _| ( / Amazon Linux AMI ___|\___|___| No packages needed for security; 7 packages available Run “sudo yum update” to apply all updates. [ec2-user@xyz ~]$ sudo su […]

Spectacular Shuttle Atlantis Launch Ends 30 Year Program

Author: , July 8th, 2011

Another Successful Launch

Author: , January 31st, 2011

Today marked the launch of a new website built with WordPress for a hedge fund client. We cut over DNS at 3pm and have been live and serving pages since then. Have been redlined since noon keeping everything under control, and now I think the client is happy and we may call it a night.

The Latest Word From My Client After Last Night’s Launch

Author: , January 26th, 2011

Hey all, Wanted to let you all know that we are having a STELLAR traffic day today . . . we are at over 220k PVs already, which would be a great day for us altogether. We have a feature on the homepage of┬á, which is driving some nice traffic. We link to a slideshow, […]

Rock On

Author: , January 25th, 2011

Worked like a madman yesterday to be ready for launch at midnight. At 10pm, the launch was scrubbed and reset back 24 hours. Whew! This is a wild project. Hopefully we can get everything under control today and launch tonight. That would ease the pressure on everyone considerably. Crashed by 10:30, and been up since […]

Slow to Post

Author: , August 6th, 2010

Been so busy working on YouCake that I have not been posting here much. Yesterday started at 7am and went to 12 midnight. Spectacular progress is being made right now on so many fronts. The site is just about operational and ready to take orders – perhaps 2-3 more weeks at most. I have also […]