a little place I like to call home.


Apr. 10, 2016

Simple tool to push up the current directory to to host a static webpage. Nice for one-off things.


Will need to mess with this more.

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Web Based Business Intelligence Programs

Apr. 8, 2016

At my previous company we were looking for an open source Web Based Business Intelligence program that integrated with our datastore (MySQL). One night I poured through a bunch of different solutions and came up with a list of full solutions to partial...

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Syncthing (Moving away from Dropbox)

Apr. 6, 2016

I really wanted to like BitTorrent Sync when it came out, but after it came out and hearing that it was going to be closed source turned me away from it. Even before BTSync was a thing I was using Dropbox for the longest time. I would always get...

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Let's Encrypt with lighttpd

Mar. 3, 2016

Let's Encrypt is a awesome little service that will provide you a free SSL cert. Right now this is the most hassle free method of getting a cert for a domain. The only drawback is that your cert expire in 3 months before you need to renew it, but...

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Rename multiple files via CLI

Feb. 20, 2016

Moving to a paperless system isn't easy. Getting things automated makes it easier. Here is one tip that will allow you to rename multiple files to append a Date string to a file.

I've been scanning up my old photos to get them to the cloud. My current...

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I'm Joining a New Venture in 2015

Aug. 28, 2015

Just two weeks ago, I did one of the most difficult things I’ve ever had to do; I announced my resignation from Emerge Inc.

I'd like to pause and reflect on my time with Emerge and what I've done with them.

I jumped to Emerge right after graduation...

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Lighttpd Javascript Alias Issue

Jun. 11, 2015

Just had a wierd issue where my javascript was not loading. It boiled down to a alias in lighttpd that was causing the issue. The culprit is Debian package javascript-common which installs an alias to alias /javascript to a local directory.


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ESP8266 Awesome Little Device

Jun. 10, 2015

The ESP8266, wow, I'm impressed, such a cool LITTLE device. 32-bit processor, lots of RAM, lots of storage, WIFI, serial port, and 3.3V.

I've managed to get a couple of the Arduino demos working with it, it's not what you think, Arudino 1.6+ has support...

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