Tag: Technology

Jira Admin (Issue Types, Fields and Screens)

This post describes the steps necessary for customising the Issue Types on your own instance of Jira. The Jira documentation on Atlassian’s own Confluence Wiki is very comprehensive but I found that it was a little verbose for each action and yet at the same time it doesn’t actually indicate the full set of steps you may need to go through in order to get everything working as you would expect.

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Give Me Ze Codes!

If someone is connected to the wifi but can’t remember the code to share with you (maybe they lost that little card with the details you need or perhaps the router with the password printed on it is hidden behind a pile of books etc) you can just run the commands below in Terminal (Mac) or Command Prompt (PC):

Mac:

security find-generic-password -wa YourWiFiNetworkNameHere

PC:

netsh wlan show profile name=YourWiFiNetworkNameHere key=clear

Less is More!

Everyone likes feeling like they have a choice but how much choice is too much? Nowadays we have simply too much to choose from. Looking for a book? You can check out the iBooks Store or pick up your Kindle and there are millions of titles to choose from.

How many times have you said, thought or heard the words “There’s just too much to choose from”?

Psychologists call this the ‘Paradox of Choice’. In his book of the same title, Barry Schwartz explains that an abundance of choice leads to an inner paralysis, poorer decisions and discontent.

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