I spend a considerable amount of time and effort considering the infrastructure and engine that powers this blog, far more than I've ever spent contributing actual content. Recently I've been considering a move from Ghost…

Pardon my language, or don't, for I've always thought the concept of "curse words" was stupid, and I just don't give a fuck. Last weekend in my Instapaper Weekly email, was a link to a…

Have you ever wanted to easily clone a virtual machine from a snapshot, and have the clone reflect the source as it existed at that point in time, as opposed to the current status of…

Oddly enough, in all the time I've been using Ghost, I've never even logged into the mobile editor to generate content. I was surprised to see how well it worked. I'm continually impressed by this…

First come first serve, a late Christmas gift for my readers: a coupon code for a free license of Scanbot Pro for iOS! (iTunes Link) This app has become my goto for scanning documents. Best…

Brendan O'Neill, at Reason.com We need a more consistent commitment to standing up to the intolerant, whether they’re Western feminists, Scottish luvvies, or North Korean nutters, and to asserting the right of artists…

I mentioned in my last post that I've moved the blog over to DigitalOcean. I've used various virtual server providers for various incarnations of this site. (Amazon, Rackspace, I even flirted with Azure for a…

I'm moving my blog (still powered by Ghost) from their managed "Ghost Pro" service to a dedicated virtual machine hosted through DigitalOcean. All of my text content has transferred over, but Ghost Pro doesn't have…

This is the turkey brine receipe I've been using, adapted from this one by Traeger. The first time I used it, it was identical to their instructions but I've since boiled it down to what…