Moving To A Static Website

I have had a personal website for quite a few years now and for most of that time I have used a CMS (Content Management System). I’ve now decided to move over to a static website, but what is a static website and why the change?

Microsoft Acquires GitHub – My Thoughts

It has been a couple of days since the announcement was made that Microsoft acquires GitHub. As soon as the announcement broke, Fosstodon (my Mastodon instance) was immediately awash with people complaining about the acquisition, stating that Microsoft would inevitably ruin GitHub. For the most part I have stayed pretty quiet on the whole thing, […]

Nextcloud On A Raspberry Pi 3+

I’ve set up Nextcloud on a Raspberry Pi 3+. This post is about my experience so far and whether Nextcloud on a Pi is a viable option for production.

Why HTTPS Is Important

You may have heard of Let’s Encrypt, the free certificate authority who are hell-bent on getting HTTPS *everywhere*. But why is that little green padlock in your browser so important? Let’s take a look…

De-Googling My Life 06 – What I Can’t Replace

The process of de-Googling my life has now come to end, and I’m pretty happy with the results. However, we all know that Google pretty much runs the Internet, and although I have managed to escape the clutches of Google in many ways, there are some Google services that are simply not feasible for me […]