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Posted on January 10, 2021

My improvised standing desk for the next week.

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Posted on January 2, 2021

On this day I am once again reminded: Hell is other people’s code. 😭

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Posted on December 20, 2020

In lieu of travel, I guess lego will have to do.

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Posted on December 20, 2020

People of Ireland and Britain: What size is a proper scone? I made mine about the size of an American biscuit (2 3/4 inch diameter), but it made fewer than was indicated by the Irish recipe I’m using. Clearly mine are bigger than the recipe expected. So what’s the usual size?

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Posted on December 19, 2020

I don’t use any AWS services, but I may start using SES for email. How confusing / how much of a pain is it to set up SES someone who has no experience with AWS?

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Posted on December 17, 2020

Anyone have a recommendation for a good book or resource to learn more about modern system administration for Linux? I know the basics and need something intermediate level. Looking for topics like Redis, containers, managing deployments, and tuning Apache, PHP-FPM and MySQL.

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Posted on December 16, 2020

I’m having one of those “I hate all technology” days.

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Posted on December 15, 2020

What services should I look at for server downtime alerts? I know about Pingdom. What other services are good? My needs are simple, but must have email & SMS alerts. I’m looking for a paid service.

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