Background switcher

1 month ago

A long while ago, I used to have an application for windows that was incredibly simple, and would combine an image with a random inspirational quote from some online source, and set that as my desktop picture. I'd also long forgotten about that, but recently I thought of it again, and went hunting f...

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About Google firing the diversity memo's author

4 months ago

I disagreed with some points, and agreed with some others in the memo that was posted a few days ago, in the sense that I had the feeling that some of the information in the memo was misrepresented, or just plain wrong (the fuck, left/right tendencies, maybe there's something that proves it, but i...

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I have lots of stuff

8 months ago

I just realized, that I have an insane amount of projects I'm working on, or have worked on in the past. I used to think this was a bad thing, as I've never quite finished any of them, but as I set out tonight to make sure that each and every one of them was backed up, I realized that I'm actually quite proud of all the things I've done in the past 10 years (which is about the time I started saving/building my projects).

I don't think I've built things that I don't still have a copy of somewhere, and that's, when you think about it, quite fucking cool.

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A fresh start

10 months ago

I have been using medium for the past 2 years, since their writing system was quite pleasant to use. However, I've recently grown concerned about both their future, and the fact that I just can't find a nice way to embed it in my personal website. Therefore, I restarted all of that and now have a fresh new personal website again. I've moved some of the not terribly embarrassing content over, but left out some of the more ragey posts.

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How to get multiple Sidekiq processes running on AWS OpsWorks

11 months ago

I’ve spent half a day trying to do this thing, so I figured I’d save other people the trouble, and write up something about it, as well as save myself the trouble if I want to do the same thing a few years down the road.

The reason I needed this was that I wanted to spread out jobs across workers,...

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