Looking forward to 2019

Just gonna have a bit of a waffle about the things I want to do next year. This is mostly for me but please feel free to read along too!

Would You Like to Restart

A podcast where a man and his computer friend go on adventures from way back when

Self-driving cars should have no morals

WHAT?! You don’t want self-driving cars to have morals?? Hell no I don’t. That would be terrible.

Garbage collection for the brain

Have you ever noticed how when you’re trying to get to sleep your brain just floods with all of the problems of the day, week, month, 8 years ago?

Please, just take the damn day off

I know, you feel guilty. You’re feeling under the weather but are you really really ill? If you’re asking that question then yes, you are.

Moved From Wordpress to Hugo

Oh jeez, your site is so fast now. Also it’s changed in design a little. What’s up with that? Asked nobody. Here’s the answer though: I moved from WordPress to the static site generator Hugo

DigitalOcean firewalls are pretty good

Recently I decided I was going to switch to using DigitalOcean instead of Online.net, nothing bad on Online’s part, in all honesty I just wanted to play with Laravel Forge and as I was already having to reinstall a server I figured I’d switch to DigitalOcean to save a few coins.

Your super secret subdomain is not a super secret

You’ve started a new project right? Figure you want to show it off to a bunch of people. Sending preview links to friends and supporters?

Adding a Sendy shortcode to WordPress

Just now I decided to give Sendy a go for my mail lists. I wanted something a bit more self hosted than your usual Mailchimps and something a bit more robust than Mailgun lists.

PHP curl / libcurl error on subsequent requests

I’ve been getting the following error recently when making multiple calls using PHP curl (specifically Laravel’s artisan tinker)