It’s been an adventure the last few months. As I stole a few minutes here and a few there, I eventually had built a vps server and migrated to it. It’s serving this blog to you right now and it’s handling my email. It’s was a fun little project. Being a sys admin most of it is stuff I do regularly for work. But in such a broad field there are always new things to learn that I haven’t had to do for work before.
Some months ago SmugMug rolled out their new pricing management tool It was by all measures a giant improvement, One’s ability to create schemes and mange them is much nicer and easier. But does it hit the home run? Nah, it is missing some pieces that could help it go from good to great! Some of them are very simple, others would take a lot more work. Read the rest of this entry →
I wanted a service that could host and display my photography in a highly customizable way yet, quick and easy to get up and run. A service to act as a backup, allow me to sell my work and perhaps let the hobby pay for itself. A site that would allow me leverage the metadata as a way to quickly build galleries and expose images to search results effectively. Read the rest of this entry →
Below are a ton of puns by Ken Chase from back in the days when I worked with him. I had built a little site for Ken to post the puns, which he did for a bit. Below is what had been posted. I’m cleaning up my web server and didn’t just want to delete the db into digital non-existence so I figured Big Brother Facebook would be a great place to share these little treasures. In addition I have posted them here. Ken can be followed on twitter here http://twitter.com/#!/ChaseThePun Read the rest of this entry →