Category: Web

Ad Blockers and the complicated web

Look, I hate using an ad blocker. It keeps website revenue limited, hurting those who provide the content I enjoy.  In some cases, it leaves me wondering what I’ve missed – whether something has been blocked or limited for the wrong reasons and I’m seeing a broken chunk of the website I want to read....

Learning and Using Your Knowledge

Falling Behind – Learning and Using Your Knowledge

As I have waited forever to post yet again, I was thinking about how much of a struggle it is to stay current and engaged in our modern I.T. environment.  Many of us specialize, focused on particular aspects of technology that drives the world on a daily basis.  It may be web design, networking, servers,...

Digital Ocean

Server Move

I’ve decided to join the 21st Century and move busymind.net to a virtual server in the cloud.  Specifically, after a bunch of experimentation, I chose Digital Ocean and set up an Ubuntu 12.04 and moved the site on Saturday.  I found it relatively painless, the server creation only took a minute, then about an hour...