How to Be Less Bad

Many people feel stuck when they ask themselves, “How can I improve?” A better question to ask might be, “How can I be less bad?”

Reiterate 1.5.1 Release

Reiterate version 1.5.1 is now available on the App Store!

Moving to a New Instance

I’m moving to a new Mastodon instance

Using Ansible to deploy new servers

I’ve turned my manual server setup playbook into an Ansible playbook.

Play to Improve, Not to Win

You’ll often hear the advice, “Play to improve, not to win.” What does that mean, exactly?

Adding Mastodon links to Jekyll

I’ve added Mastodon links to the blog. In the process I created a Jekyll plugin that does all the work.

Voice Lessons

What does Reiterate have in common with top-tier Olympic coaches? It’s all in your head.

2022 Recap

That’s a wrap for year two of my blog. It’s been mostly more of the same. I look back at encouraging trend lines from Google, and forward on what’s to come.

Custom MacOS Notifications

I wanted Jekyll to notify me when it had completed building my site. Getting it to work the way I wanted involved patching together a bunch of almost-solutions from different places.

How To Filter Journalctl By Unit

Journalctl is the standard way of viewing system logs on Linux. But since the logs from all processes get consolidated in one place, it can get quit spammy if one process dumps a lot of output. Here is how I filter out those bad processes.