2022.12.09 – Ana Monroe shared this workshop that GSA performed to rationalize its wide assortment of domain names. Government agencies typically have lots of different vanity domain names for new programs, and it makes it very hard for people to find these programs as a result.
Basecamp Moving Out Of The Cloud
2022.11.01 – I generally don’t like to repost DHH, but I saw this morning that Basecamp is moving out of the AWS Cloud because it’s not cost effective for them. For those of y’all who have read my Cloudbusting and Cloud Strategy Guide articles, this should sound familiar.
Run Your Own Social Network
2022.11.01 – With the implosion of Twitter, it’s a good time to revisit this post from Darius Kazemi on some of the philsophical aspects of running a Mastodon (or Hometown) server for your friends & colleagues!
Astronomer Ranks Fictional Spaceships
2022.10.12 – H/t Gareth Branwyn on BoingBoing: Michael Siegel reviews the most popular spaceships from Sci-Fi and rates them. Super-nerdy and fun.
2022.09.30 – There is little in this world that I love more than animated gifs, especially those crunchy oldschool ones. @hachx0 notes that GearSphere has shared a thriftstore CD full of them!
2022.09.28 – Gareth Branwyn and Ben Morris said my site wasn’t properly retro unless I had the tag, but that’s deprecated so I wrote a polyfill. Who doesn’t love a good challenge?