Posts on random topics

July 26, 2022

A nomenclature of hate

(What feels like) a lifetime of maintaining open source projects has left me with some things to say about the haters. I'm not sure why. Trying to do a light take of it instead of getting mad, here...


May 16, 2018

Web Development on Windows in 2018

I have been developing web apps on Windows for the last 10+ years. I ran PHP, Apache then Nginx, MySQL and Postgres, Redis and others. I dabbed in VMs at some point but was always dissatisfied with...


August 23, 2013

The pyramid of cluelessness

I met this developer employed by a big company, he seems to be happily sitting at his desk watching time pass by. Enjoying what David Graeber recently described as a Bullshit Job. Cashing in big...