Rapture in Everything

Ten years in a hundred posts

The previous post was the hundredth I've posted to this blog. They took ten years to write. That might sound like "not a lot" to put it mildly, but that's okay - I've started this blog as a scratchpad, a place where I can put things when I feel like it, a place where I can try to get better at formulating coherent thoughts in English. I think some reminiscing and some introspection are in order. That approach to the blog hasn't changed much, but my ideas about blogging in general have changed...

Diablo Immortal

I've played Diablo Immortal and was ready to like it. It wasn't bad, but it kind of fell flat....

Typora vs. MarkText

My comparison of two good Markdown editors....

Spring '83, the protocol

Spring '83 is a newly proposed protocol for sharing "boards". In this post, I do a bit of commentary, and a bit of thinking out loud....

Setting up server monitoring, then throwing it away

If you spend any time around places where folks talk about self-hosting, you've probably seen at least two things in abundance: screenshots of server dashboards, and screenshots of groups of cool-looking charts. The latter ones often are taken from monitoring software of some sort. They look impressive and suggest serious business. Just look at this dash taken from Grafana's web! However, I never felt like setting something like that up. At my scale and for my use-cases, it seemed completely un...