Straightening Stuff

The home office moves toward entropy without fail; however, I managed to restore some order today in preparation for a new computer monitor and in the hopes of tracking down my lost Mont Blanc. Alas, the writing instrument remains missing.


The more work I do with web applications and complex backend architectures, the more I like NGINX. It has come a long way and is mighty powerful. I hope it remains lightweight as it matures.

DNS Outage

It seems that my domain registrar, and thus my DNS provider, was under a DDoS attack making my site unresolvable for a short while. It looks like the issue has been resolved. I’m hoping there’ll be no more outages today.


Dare I say that I am going to participate in National Novel Writing Month this year? I find my inner procrastinator does not like grand plans.


The iPhone 7 gets quite hot (not Note 7 hot, but still) when I’m actively working on it for over 15 minutes. It is reminiscent of my old 17” PowerBook leg-warmer. Better out than in, I suppose. 


“The pure present is an ungraspable advance of the past devouring the future. In truth, all sensation is already memory.” 

― Henri Bergson, Matter and Memory