Category: Tech Tips

Fix broken pipenv in a virtual environment (could not find a version that matches X)

I’d messed up my pipenv previously by trying to get it to install a module that just wasn’t working out for me. In using pipenv install -skip-lock I’d inadvertently put my pipenv in a state where it was constantly stuck in a loop where it was trying to install “blocks” through pipenv which just wasn’t […]

Creating a .slate file for Slate (Mac Window Management): Resolve “Could not load ~/.slate or ~/.slate.js”

A while back I was looking for a solution to restore my window setup when I went between being at my desk and bringing my laptop to meetings. I settled on Slate which is a great, lightweight solution to save your window positions and quickly restore them exactly as they were. Unfortunately, it can be […]

Comparison of Major Internet Providers in the Bay Area (Primarily San Francisco)

Tier Breakdown Name Tier Level Speed Cost Reliability Additional Notes Sonic (Fiber) A 1000 up/down $40/mo Excellent No annual contract Webpass A 1000 up/down $60/month or $550/year ($45/month) Excellent Choice between annual or monthly contract Monkeybrains (if in the right service area) A Excellent $105/3 months ($35/month) Good No annual contract, pay in 3 month […]