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Using Hugo with Netlify
May 24, 2017 2 minute read

Welcome to the newest version of my blog, now using Hugo to generate its pages. Go seems like an interesting language, and I really enjoy picking apart the architecture of SSGs, so this seemed like a nice project to dive into.

Shopify Plus Pricing Changes
February 1, 2017 3 minute read

Shopify sent out a newsletter this morning to all of their Plus merchants announcing a new pricing plan, and it's not looking good for my shops.

Stolen Fender Jaguar Bass
December 28, 2016 1 minute read

My Fender Jaguar bass was recently stolen from my car. If you can, please keep an eye out in used markets or pawn shops. Serial number ends with 5038 and I have filed a police report.

Becoming the Target of MediaWiki Spambots
December 15, 2016 2 minute read
Recently, I installed a MediaWiki instance on a public-facing server. I knew this was a huge security risk, but since it was on a subdomain that nothing linked to, I assumed I'd be fine. I found that I didn't particularly like working with MediaWiki, so I moved on to a different project and pretty much forgot all about it. A few months later, I was shocked to realize there were nearly 100,000 items in the spam folder for the throwaway email address I set as the admin of the MediaWiki application.