Everything is so random there must be a pattern

"Defending womanhood in advertising with Åsk Dabitch Wäppling"

I was invited on Isaac Simpson's podcast The Carousel, because I am outspoken and Tired of Explaining Reality to Fuckwits.

dabitch
Dabitch
3 min read

Paypal shuts yet another account down

The concept of credit cards and digital cash seems so convenient, with no heavy coins to carry, and no need for purses at all in the future

geek
Dabitch
3 min read

Supermarket wars

The other day I saw a forum post where a British bloke asked whether Swedes had a "snob" supermarket like they do in the UK. He was trying to describe the Tesco phenomenon and wondered if Swedes had something similar.

advertising
Dabitch
2 min read

Updating a really old Ghost theme to 5.0 so custom templates and comments work

Ah, Ghost is now released in 5.0 and I was using an ancient theme that didn't have all the bells and whistles available.

web design
Dabitch
3 min read

Joseph Jaffe is not famous but he has a talk show - I talked about data security on it.

Yesterday I was on "Joseph Jaffe is not famous" and I had a great time. I was fully expecting a different kind of podcast. First off, I'm no

Dabitch
4 min read

Unreal Tournament Dabitch the Second

I used to be un-real-ly good at Unreal. I would spend nights just playing and then cleaning up my Jolt Cola just to start work in the mornin

Dabitch
1 min read

"I don't understand why my photo of Caper hasn't become a meme yet."

As soon as I took this photo of Caper, I uploaded it to Reddit, because I think it's epic. These days my account has been suspended, but R

Dabitch
1 min read

I hosted the @Netherlanders Twitter account and got the whole country shut down. Sort of.

Well, sort of. I was invited to host the @Netherlanders Twitter account, which is like the @Sweden account once was, an account that has a n

press
Dabitch
4 min read

When Ghost upgrade dies on "ERROR alter table `products_benefits`"

There is a bit of a surprise in upgrading your Ubuntu to 20.04.2 , because that will include upgrading your MySQL to mysql  Ver 8.0.25, and

geek
2 min read

Cleaning Twitter by unfollowing, to reset your follows/following flow.

Sometimes a Twitter cleanse is necessary, as the Twitter app has some odd bugs in it and acts up from time to time. It'll suddenly bury your

hack
Dabitch
9 min read

Ju mer hat från start, desto bättre

Denna krönika publicerades i Resumé nr 19–20 den 19 maj 2016 En logotyp har designats om. Pånyttfödd möter den världen i glassiga färg

krönika
Dabitch
2 min read

Don't seek praise, seek criticism - and advice

I suppose this is as good of a spot as any to note that I gave some sincere advice to Nikky Gary [https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikky-gary/]re

press
Dabitch
1 min read

Moving off S3 with Drupal 7

It seemed a great idea to use S3, but after receiving a DMCA takedown request from them regarding a film I stored there, I knew that I neede

hack
Dabitch
3 min read

Fixing that pesky "Parameter must be an array" error in PhPMyAdmin

I don't know who needs to hear this... Oh well, I do, because I forget things that I've done and this here blog is as good a place as any to

geek
Dabitch
1 min read

You're not a diagnosis.

A diagnosis is a tool, not a badge.

post
Dabitch
4 min read

Mountain House - print campaign

When there is a pandemic and you're eating freeze-dried meals, you may find that you suddenly have a campaign idea. At least we did, so we a

art direction
Dabitch
1 min read

Bye Drupal 8.

I moved my personal portfolio and blog from Drupal 8 to Ghost.

geek
Dabitch
1 min read

Adland: the never-ending project

I bored all my friends talking about advertising all the time. I am obsessed with ads. I wanted to share ad knowledge with other ad geeks.

portfolio
Dabitch
7 min read