My Old Day Job: Final Update
Several years after I quite the insanity job, I helped close it down. It ended in perfect company style: with disorganization, disinterest and chaos.
A friend of mine discovered, as an adult, that she’s been face blind her whole life. It was a remarkable and powerful discovery.
Multiple Mastodon Instances on a Single Server
Back when I still ran a Mastodon server, I had a brief need to run two of them on one server. With Gargron’s help, I worked out how.
Beautiful Rant: My Life
Gravis rants about stuff that really does suck. It’s good.
Importing Illegal Firearms
A friend sent me a toy pistol, and Australian customs was unimpressed. This spring-loaded toy was, apparently, a legitimate firearm and fuck no I couldn’t have it.
Case Insensitive Last Resort 404 Page
I’ve been running my webserver on Windows for a long time, and moving to Linux meant that a whole lot of files were coming up 404 because they had upper or lower case filenames and the page that referenced them didn’t match. This 404 script for nginx fixes that.
The danger of algorithms
Some smart people are scared of artificial intelligence, of machine learning, but not in the sci-fi robots-gonna-eat-us way. The reality is worse.
Adventures in nginx!
Mostly for my own benefit, a log of shit I have to deal with in nginx, and the solutions to same.
Gamest Ten Year Best Selection
Back in 1996, the Japanese arcade magazine Gamest did a ten year retrospective, and I’ve listed their favourite games here. The transition from shooters to fighting games is very interesting to see.
My Old Day Job – Part Four
This is part four of a four-part series, detailing the last year at my old software job. It’s a terrible story of a company gone very, very wrong.
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