Self-hosted Evernote Alternative

Self-hosted Evernote Alternative

I think I installed ownCloud in 2014 when v6 was the latest. It's not perfect, but considering I have access to a virtual machine host for no cost, it's pretty good value, and I'm willing to overlook the small issues I have with it. I used Evernote for a while, and...

Switching Software

Switching Software

Microsoft Word. Adobe Photoshop. Whatsapp. Some software is so ubiquitous that you don't even think that an alternative might be a good idea, or even exist. But often they do exist, and you should consider switching. Why do I think you should switch? The two biggest...

Getting an A+

Getting an A+

If I run this domain through Qualsys's SSL Server test, I get an A+. Which feels like a good score. I followed someone else's instructions on how to do this, but I can't remember where that was, so I figure putting the configuration here will be handy for me and,...

Ghost

Ghost

Background I had a reason to see if I could get Ghost running alongside this Wordpress install today, and it turns out that once you follow the correct and up-to-date instructions, it's quite simple. I run Apache rather than nginx, so the default instructions don't...

Building a Family Week Planner

Building a Family Week Planner

"Are you home Thursday night, or do you have yoga?" "Are the kids going anywhere this weekend?" "I'm sure I mentioned that!" I've wanted to build a family week planner for ages that puts everyone's week on a easy to read screen somewhere in the house. Maybe somewhat...

My Photography Workflow

My Photography Workflow

I found lots of posts about developing film at home, but it felt like they left out some details. I'll, inevitably, also leave things out, but I'm going to have a crack at writing a comprehensive guide to getting as far as having a dry, clean, developed film, and...