All Articles

These are all the articles that I have written. Enjoy!

 

Warren Buffet: Knowledge works like compound interest

Quotes that mean something to me.

 

What is mindfulness?

 

How to extract audio from a video file using Linux

 

How to reload your user groups in Linux without rebooting

 

Ray Bradbury Quote: A Man Talks From His Heart

Quotes that mean something to me.

 

What is love?

Love means different things to different people. Here are my thoughts on love at this time in my life.

 

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

My book review of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.

 

Why I write

Writing is my vocation and my avocation. That is, it's my job, and it's something I love doing.

 

Why is the font so large on this site?

I want my website to focus on one thing: the best reading experience for you.

 

Why work with a professional writer?

My (slightly biased) thoughts on why it is in your best business interests to work with a professional writer.

 

How to install and configure Git for writers

 

How to configure SSH on your VPS

 

How to create a distraction free writing environment on Debian Linux

 

Vim keyboard shortcuts for writers

 

How to install Ruby and Rails on Debian Linux using RVM

 

Azure Bot Framework LUIS / FormFlow Dialog Error: Index was outside the bounds of the array

Solving problems while building a chat bot using the Azure Bot Framework.

 

Within The Frame by David duChemin

 

Why I Write by George Orwell

 

VisionMongers by David duChemin

 

Ultimate Garage Handbook by Richard Newton

 

Tune To Win by Carroll Smith

 

The art of cycling by Cadel Evans

 

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

 

The Tao Of Jeet Kune Do by Bruce Lee

 

The Shack by William P. Young

 

The Photographer's Eye by Michael Freeman

 

The Moment It Clicks by Joe McNally

 

The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

 

The Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone

 

The Impact Equation by Chris Brogan

 

The Hot Shoe Diaries by Joe McNally

 

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

 

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

 

The Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr

 

The Elements Of F*cking Style by Chris Baker

 

The Digital Photography Book: Part 3 by Scott Kelby

 

The Digital Photography Book: Part 2 by Scott Kelby

 

The Digital Photography Book: Part 1 by Scott Kelby

 

The Dark Djinn by JJ Timmins

 

The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Book For Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

My book review of The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Book For Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby.

 

Street Turbocharging by Mark Warner

 

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

 

Sheet Metal Fabrication Techniques by Eddie Paul

 

Shark Attack! by Greg Norman

 

Rework by Jason Fried

 

Race Car Vehicle Dynamics by William F. Milliken

 

Race And Rally Car Source Book by Allan Staniforth

 

Nuts, Bolts and Fasteners by Carroll Smith

 

MotoGP Technology by Neil Spalding

 

Mixing With Your Mind by Michael Stavrou

 

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

 

Making Ideas Happen by Scott Belsky

 

Machinery's Handbook by Erik Oberg

 

It's Not About The Bike by Lance Armstrong

 

How To Tune And Modify Engine Management Systems by Jeff Hartman

 

How To Rebuild And Modify Your Manual Transmission by Robert Bowen

 

How To Paint Your Car by Dennis W. Parks

 

How To Make Your Car Handle by Fred Puhn

 

How To Custom Paint Your Car by JoAnn Bortles

 

How I Play Golf by Tiger Woods

 

Hank Haney's Essentials Of The Swing by Hank Haney

 

Guitar Zero by Gary Marcus

 

Garage And Workshop Gear Guide by Tom Benford

 

Four Stroke Performance Tuning by A. Graham Bell

 

Forced Induction Performance Tuning by A. Graham Bell

 

Engineer To Win by Carroll Smith

 

Drive To Win by Carroll Smith

 

Competition Car Suspension by Allan Staniforth

 

Competition Car Electrics by Jonathan Lawes

 

Competition Car Data Logging by Simon McBeath

 

Competition Car Aerodynamics by Simon McBeath

 

Comeback 2.0 by Lance Armstrong

 

Ben Hogan's Five Lessons by Ben Hogan

 

Auto Math Handbook by John Lawlor

 

A Twist of The Wrist by Keith Code

 

A Twist of The Wrist 2 by Keith Code

 

A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

 

20 Master Plots: And How To Build Them by Ronald B. Tobias

My book review of 20 Master Plots by Ronald B. Tobias.

 

My 2016 integrity report

A self-assessed report of how I lived in 2016 according to my core values.

 

My core values

The aim of establishing your core values is to find the values that define who you are as a person.

 

Writing Fiction For Dummies by Randy Ingermanson

 

The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

 

The Seventh Scroll by Wilbur Smith

 

The Journey by Billy Graham

 

The Fall by Albert Camus

 

The Dean Woods Manual of Cycling

 

The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho

 

Serious Cycling by Edmund R. Burke

 

River God by Wilbur Smith

 

Redis in Action by Josiah L. Carlson

 

Prisoner of Birth by Jeffrey Archer

 

On Writing by Ernest Hemingway

 

Mastery by George Leonard

 

Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

 

Ice Station by Matthew Reilly

 

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

 

Dune by Frank Herbert

 

On The Shortness Of Life by Seneca

 

Advice for aspiring writers

So you want to be a writer? To publish your first book?

 

How to browse the web privately

 

RAM usage of various Linux desktop environments

A summary of how much RAM each Linux desktop environment uses.

 

Note to self: productivity

 

Challenge the status quo

 

Writing a text editor using C and ncurses - Part 1

 

Learn computer programming in Goulburn

 

Computer programming courses: 101 - Introduction to computer programming

 

How to resolve ASP.NET add-in not found in MonoDevelop on Ubuntu 16.04

 

Why LXDE / LXQT is the best linux desktop environment

I have spent the last few years jumping between various Linux distributions and desktop environments, searching for the ideal balance between resource efficiency (CPU and RAM) and eye candy.

 

The Confession of St. Patrick

 

How to rename files to lowercase on Linux

 

How to connect Debian Linux to an iPhone hotspot

 

How to generate a sine wave in Golang

 

How to test the speed of an external storage device

 

Integrity report actions for 2016

 

VirtualBox installation breaks Google Chrome

 

How to read more books

 

List of core values

The aim of establishing your core values is to find the values that define who you are as a person.

 

My 2015 integrity report

A self-assessed report of how I lived in 2015 according to my core values.

 

Books to buy

 

How to install LiteIDE on Debian or Ubuntu Linux

 

Capture the flag

 

Lap of Australia - Summary: Margaret River Region

 

Lap of Australia - Summary: Geraldton To Bunbury

 

Lap of Australia - Summary: Shark Bay

 

Lap of Australia - Summary: Karijini National Park

 

Lap of Australia - Summary: Halls Creek To Broome

 

Lap of Australia - Tanami Road & Bungle Bungles

 

Lap of Australia - Summary: Uluru

 

Lap of Australia - Summary: Alice Springs

 

Lap of Australia - Summary: Cape York

 

Lap of Australia - Summary: Big Crystal Creek

 

Lap of Australia - Summary: Bowling Green Bay NP

 

Lap of Australia - Truck Build - Safari Front Mount Intercooler

 

Lap of Australia - Summary: Fraser Island Part 2

 

Lap of Australia - Summary: Fraser Island Part 1

 

Lap of Australia - Summary: Cooloola Recreation Area

 

Willowbank Top Fuel Drag Cars 2013

 

Lap of Australia - Truck Build - Beaudesert Exhaust

 

Gold Coast Night Photography

 

Lap of Australia - Truck Build - All Four x 4 & Terrain Tamer Servicing and Maintenance

 

Lap of Australia - Truck Build - Headlight Upgrade

 

Lap of Australia - Truck Build - Bullbar, Roofrack, Sidesteps

 

Lap of Australia - Truck Build - Cargo Barrier

 

Lap of Australia - Truck Build - Safari Snorkel

 

Lap of Australia - Truck Build - ROH Wheels & Hankook Tyres

 

Lap of Australia - Truck Build - Outback Solutions Drawers

 

Lap of Australia - Truck Build - Sound Proofing

 

Rekindling the love of film

Recently I took our old Nikon F70 film camera for a spin, and was immensely pleased with the results.

 

Warragamba Dam Day Trip

 

Gerringong Day Trip

 

Mudgee Motorfest Weekend

 

Lap of Australia - Truck Build - JC Diesel Servicing

 

Welcome

The personal blog of Brendan Ingram.

 

My Reading List

This is the list of all books that I have read.