Cool new software for running an online presence. Statamic is PHP but without databases. Compose posts and pages in HTML, Markdown, Textile, or just plain text. Very simple and genius – in my opinion. I need to read further on the templates and themes but otherwise it works well. I put up a new website with it called ibuy.geekandi.com where […]
I mean it. 6 servers (5 operational as one is crashing itself repeatedly), 2 switches, and bandwidth. This should be easy to do! I mean: what could go wrong?
Ah, programming, something that most systems administrators can’t do to save their lives, beyond the simple scripts we write to help manage our sometimes obscure environments. The title of this post is a poke at programming (in general), and germane to the blog post I reference below. There is a huge difference between those that can code and those that […]
“Linux Sucks!” from Brian Lunduke was a great presentation showing why Linux can’t hit mainstream at this point in time. He does this without creating offense or alienating his audience.
Update March, 2012: This blog entry has received a lot of hits over the last few years. Thanks! I mostly stand by everything I wrote in this message from August 2008 except the Kindle has really taken off and I have gotten used to it. I still read faster from paper and books but the Kindle is much easier to […]