September 8, 2023
Not many people remember this 2005 documentary featured early interviews with Paul Graham, Aaron Swartz, Alexis Ohanian, and Steve Huffman.
July 18, 2023
A beginner-friendly tutorial for installing NixOS on a Raspberry Pi 4.
May 29, 2023
How to deploy Syncthing on a Fly.io cloud VM and configure it using built-in tools.
February 10, 2023
Five years ago today, I quit my job as a developer at Google to create my own self-funded software business. This is a review of my last year and what I've learned so far about bootstrapping software businesses.
July 29, 2022
How to create backup files of encrypted ZFS datasets that you can securely replicate anywhere.
July 21, 2022
Mistakes I made working with my first design agency.
May 23, 2022
How I chose parts, built, and configured my first custom home storage server.
February 1, 2022
Four years ago today, I quit my job as a developer at Google to create my own self-funded software business. This is a review of my fourth year and what I've learned so far about bootstrapping software businesses.
April 29, 2021
I've always hated maintaining database servers. Litestream offers a simple alternative without sacrificing reliability or security.
March 12, 2021
I provide this document when advertising dev jobs, and I pay freelancers to read it when they begin working with me.
February 1, 2021
Today is the third anniversary of me quitting my job at Google to build my own software business. I posted updates at the end of my first and second years, so it's time for another update.
December 2, 2020
Best practices for code review when you're the author.
October 6, 2020
I built a home server to host my development VMs and went a bit overboard.
August 13, 2020
Within two emails, a merchant went from blatant dismissal to full payment, and I owe it to The Organized Professional Method.
July 23, 2020
Using only a Raspberry Pi and an $11 video capture dongle, you can create your own KVM over IP device, allowing you to send keyboard input to a remote computer and capture its display.