Do learn Colemak
It’s the weirdest, most difficult to explain, and perhaps the most productive change I’ve made in my computing life. It’s well worth the learning curve.
I kill every VPS I touch
I am not a good sysadmin. In fact, I’m a pretty terrible one. But admitting that just might be the only way I actually remember to keep learning.
HTTPS: How it works and why you should care
HTTPS and Let’s Encrypt are fundamental to the future of the Internet. Here’s what you need to know about how the system works and how you can implement it.
The weird and surprising Stack Overflow Survey
Every year, StackOverflow surveys its users in search of dying languages and future trends. And, every year, tons of developers find themselves annoyed, surprised, and horrified by the goldmine of …
It’s 2018. Why are we still developing on desktops?
With so much power in the cloud, why do we rely so heavily on traditionally unreliable (and expensive) hardware?
The entropy of the individual
I feel like technology companies are smitten with teams these days. What about individuals?
Perk up your VPS and terminal with Zsh and more
Like most things with Linux, the terminal is highly customizable. With a few switches and some additional tools, you can create a terminal experience that not only feels more user-friendly, …