Miles 'wedtm' Smith
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Miles 'wedtm' Smith

Software Engineer at Getty Images. Chief Operations Officer of Schine, maker of StarMade.


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Thank you, Flash.

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Flash gets a ton of shit these days. Rightly so in some cases. Everything from updating way too often to various security issues. Flash has seen better days. Really, though. Flash has seen better days. A decade ago, Flash enabled us to do what HTML5 allows us …

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Our Home

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Here is a new photo taken by the Chinese spacecraft Chang'e 5-T1. Every single person, living or dead, was born somewhere in this photograph. The extent of life as we know it. Edited to clarify my point. (Thanks a lot schema...)…

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[RANT] EULA's and Staying Relevant

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Minecraft was released in 2009. Since then, it has been at the forefront of the indie game revolution that we see today. In that time the game has evolved from the basic block breaking/gathering of the Vanilla game, to a game augmented primarily by the countle…

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DuckDuckGo is amazing, so is Docker

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DuckDuckGo is Amazing Just check out this page of goodies. I've installed the chrome extension, however it's not as integrated as I would like it to be. Does anyone know if there is a way to integrate DDG into the Chrome omnibox? Docker I've put off playin…

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QuickPacket.com thinks it's 2002 still

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I've been working on a new media project and needed a decent chipset with good transcoding capabilities. I didn't need any fancy support, and could even handle it going down for some time. This felt like a prime chance to checkout another up-and-coming host. …

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Fail Often

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I quit my job as general manager of a software development firm in 2010. At the time I had exactly $0 in my savings, and I had a budding family to support. Time after time, I remember hearing people tell me that I was crazy, stupid, irresponsible, and plenty o…