An automatically generated list of links that caught my eye between August 1st and September 1st.
An automatically generated list of links that caught my eye between April 27th and May 17th.
A brief note on this year’s Thanksgiving break activities, and minor updates to this blog.
Thanks to Dreamhost’s Let’s Encrypt initiative, my site is now HTTPS enabled.
At what point does the hassle of rebuilding stop outweighing the annoyance of a slow website?
As the iPad _does_ have the capability to be far more than just a portable idiot box, it’s time to start taking advantage of that. I’ve got the iPad, a text editor, a nice little wireless keyboard, and a whole mess of lately underused grey matter rattling around in my skull. In theory, I should be able to put those together and, perhaps, get back in the habit of babbling on a semi-regular basis.
Initially I was just hoping to find a decent temporary placeholder theme until I had time to really dive into a full redesign, but as it turned out, I think I’m happy enough with this to simply declare it my new look (until I get bored again).
While I don’t really think that very many people noticed, something went all pear-shaped over the weekend and this blog disappeared for a few days. Thanks to some assistance from Dreamhost support, I’m back up and running…mostly.
Scan the tweetstream for variations on the types of posts people make when a service is showing signs of problems, display a regularly updated page showing statistics on problem reports for various websites and services.
Ooooh. See those last few words? _That’s_ nice to see. ‘Unlimited disk and bandwidth, forever!’ No worries about storing large files (not that I tend to do that), no worries about surcharges on the (very) off chance that I get Slashdotted or Dugg. Just keep paying my yearly bill, and I’m set.