A couple of years back, frustrated by the challenges of running my own WordPress site, I decided to give Pelican a try.
One of the things I have always enjoyed about what I do is that I have, from pretty much day 1 in the technology industry, worn many hats. No matter what my job title said, I have always done pretty much whatever needs doing whether or not it crosses into what others might consider a discipline that’s not … More The Joy of DevOps (Or, Return of the Living Generalist!)
Because I and about a zillion other jilted Reader fans have now found Feedly. Feedly is what Reader wanted to be when it grew up, but never had the chance to become. Yes, it’s that good.
Today Google announced that they were releasing a new Composer for GMail. It’s awful. They made the window small, and right justified it. I feel like I have to crane my neck at an unnatural angle in order to see what I’m writing, and worse yet, they’ve turned my good old message composition interface into something … More I’ve gone native. (Or – Google’s UI and I are parting ways)
For me, this election is personal. When a candidate and the party that backs him set out to legislate what goes on in the bedroom (telling us who to love and marry) and in the doctor's office (making decisions about my reproductive health and that of my wife) it's an affront to me and every … More What This Election Means To Me
Apparently, Amazon bought the company that makes Stanza quite a while ago, and if one can believe what one reads, they did so for the sole purpose of killing it. This is a stupid move on their part if true.
I’ve noticed that as I get older, getting enough good sleep has become more and more of an issue…
My wife and I enjoyed a long weekend vacation in Vermont a few days back…
As I mentioned here previously, my last big job search after I got laid off from MIT was decidedly Not Fun…
Like any civic minded person about to vote in tomorrow’s MA senatorial election tomorrow, I was browsing the candidates websites so I could make an informed choice. I am honestly not the biggest Coakley fan, but given the two choices she’s a shining star compared to Scott Brown. I have no issue with most of … More Why NOT to vote for Scott Brown for MA Senate