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Cleaning audio speech files for tmi-archive

Someone on the TheMindIlluminated reddit asked for help making a number of audio talks related to meditation available. We got into contact and I ended up making tmi-archive.com, a straight forward website where people can listen and search the talks and edit them if they feel like helping out. The interesting part of this small […]

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A simple WPBakery bug

A client requested to use the WPBakery plugin in their WordPress installation. Due to some unknown factor, it had a unpleasant bug: elements wouldn’t save the first time after editing them in the backend editor. You had to open an element, close it, open it again, and only then would it save. The console throws […]

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Data Security

Vulnerability detection in 410k WordPress websites

Summary: I’ve scraped and analyzed 409943 WordPress websites for security vulnerabilities; 42.3% contained at least one. These potentially vulnerable websites get a combined 14.6 billion page views per day. Even though this estimation is significantly higher then what can in practice be exploited, it’s clear outdated software is a serious problem within the WordPress ecosystem. […]

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Meditation

Setting intentions can help with distractions

The mind is a bit of a grey box, and in many cases things seem to work one way or another without being explicitly clear why. Lately I’ve been altering the start of my meditation sessions as explained in TMI, and I found an interesting effect of setting intentions before starting. Although there are countless […]