You Got Mailbot – A Slack App [U]

You Got Mailbot – A Slack App [U]

Current favorite* intern, Braedan Kennedy, has whipped up one of our favorite Slack apps yet.  You Got Mailbot is a Slack app which posts a photo from the inside of our mailbox when we receive snail mail. As a bonus, You Got Mailbot posts a snapshot of the first face...
Prank telemarketers with Lenny!

Prank telemarketers with Lenny!

In anticipation of April 1st, we’d like to introduce you to the newest member of the Outside Open team: Say hello to Lenny! Like everyone we get a lot of unsolicited sales calls. Some of the callers have been incredibly persistent so we thought we’d have a...
Install this on your Mac: iTerm2

Install this on your Mac: iTerm2

There are some fantastic tools that your Mac needs to greatly boost it’s usability and power.Two big hitting “after market”  applications are iTerm2 and Homebrew – we’ll cover iTerm2 in this post and you can read about Homebrew for Mac...
Awesome OO T-Shirts!

Awesome OO T-Shirts!

At Outside Open we collectively love Will Forte’s “Last Man on Earth” TV show.  As nerds and designers we also really enjoy the t-shirts worn by Forte’s character, Phil. When tasked with creating a tshirt for the OO team, I refused to just slap...
pfSense port settings for Asterisk FreePBX

pfSense port settings for Asterisk FreePBX

Getting Asterisk VOIP systems set up and working behind a pfSense firewall has become routine as pfSense grows in popularity and as our clients switch from legacy phone systems to Voice over IP systems. The following setup instructions for opening firewall ports to...