Moving the Blog Back

I have decided after not posting for a long while to take down my Squarespace site. I’ll be hosting this older version built off of Octopress on S3 in case anyone happens to wonder back this way. Links will probably be broken but at least there will be something left here in case it was useful to anyone.

De-Applification Part 2: The Trash Can Had to Go

As mentioned in part 1 I decided to start removing my dependencies on the  company due to my increasing sense that their platform was becoming hostile to my usage patterns. The biggest, fanciest, and most expensive piece of hardware came in the form of my 2013 Mac Pro.

I Made a Thing

One thing I’d never done before was a URL shortener. Obviously there is no direct need for another one of these, but I thought I would add a bit of a twist: I’d use emoji characters. Already you should realize this has no practical purpose whatsoever.