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April 11, 2021

Blog Improvements

Now that I’ve reassured myself that Blot is definitely the best platform for my needs, I took some time this weekend to implement a laundry list of improvements, mostly behind-the-scenes stuff.

This is a bit of a geeky changelog, so feel free to ignore it unless you’re interested in some of what’s under the hood around here. If you’re reading via RSS or email, make sure you visit the website itself and hit Shift + Refresh in your browser to see what I’m talking about.

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April 8, 2021

Every Blogging Option Sucks

Every so often, I’m gripped by a compulsion to investigate my blogging approach and reassure myself that the path I’ve chosen remains the best fit for my needs.

I haven’t done this in a couple of years, but now I find myself once again revisiting the messy quagmire of blog-capable platforms and services to see which ones stand a chance of dethroning Blot. What I’ve come away with is a general sense of wonder and frustration at how such a seemingly simple problem continues to lack effective solutions.

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January 12, 2021

Carto Encourages Players to Look at the World in New Ways

If this year has taught me anything, it’s that we can’t control what happens in life. We can often, however, influence outcomes by carefully rearranging the landscape of our attitudes and decisions. Doing so, we find paths, make connections, and build relationships.

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January 8, 2021

Anker PowerPort III Charging Bricks

My apartment building was constructed about 80 years ago, and as a result we have exactly one electrical outlet per room. You can imagine how this might pose logistical challenges for a technology enthusiast like yours truly.

I’m stuck using power bars, extension cables, and careful load balancing to make sure all our devices get power without overloading any circuits. So when a product emerges that allows me to consolidate, reduce, or remove items from outlets, I get disproportionately excited.

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