Heartbleed - My Advice

Since the news regarding Heartbleed I've been asked for advice from different people. Background: Heartbleed is a flaw in the SSL encryption used by any website that uses OpenSSL. Traffic between your PC and a secure site is encrypted but this security flaw allows an attacker access to small pieces []

What I'm Watching

Having cut the cord a few years back I've not really been keeping up on the latest TV shows. I've caught the likes of Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones but I wouldn't have a clue what's new on most of the big networks. This is also due to the []


'There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.' - G.K. Chesterton []

The Value of Content

Back in the heyday of Napster and other P2P clients and right around the time when Bitorrent started to become a thing I was one to speak highly of illegally downloading albums. My main reason was not the rather compelling cost of $0 but rather that it was far easier []

Essay Competition

A friend made me aware of an Essay Competition being held by CBC. There's not much time before the deadline but it's really got me thinking about throwing in a submission. I don't think I'll go ahead unless I have a topic I feel confident writing about and I don't []

Regular Posts

I think I've made the right choice in switching to Ghost as a blogging platform. I don't know what it is but I just love the way the editor and preview pane work and the look and feel of the editing environment. It makes me want to post here more []

Ghost + Nginx + Raspberry Pi

Ghost running on Nginx is so light weight that it makes sense to install it on the Raspberry Pi. This post on the Ghost forums has some great advice and I'd recommend checking it out. I wrestled with the npm install --production part getting different errors and staying up well []