Ontario's Computer: The Burroughs ICON
Back in 1984, the Ontario government made their own computer for the school system, but ordered school boards to send them all to landfill a decade later. In this post, you'll explore one that survived and learn why it was cool.
Configuring the i3 Window Manager
i3 is an incredibly powerful tiling window manager that is often used by software developers and Linux/UNIX administrators. In this post, I'll show you how to configure and use it.
Brewing the Best Coffee
You don't need to spend a fortune on equipment to brew the best cup of coffee you'll ever have. Find out how in this post.
2021 in Review
Each December, I like to take some time to reflect on the events of the year - and this year was a relaxing-yet-productive follow-on to 2020.
Kubernetes is the most powerful container orchestrator used in the cloud today. In this blog post, I'll discuss how you can set up a simple Kubernetes cluster for learning and experimentation.
Installing a fast Linux server on an M1-based Mac
Whether you're learning the Linux operating system, using Linux to manage your server fleet, performing a cybersecurity penetration test using Linux tools, or testing the Web apps you’ve created on a Linux server, you can do it at near native speed without costly software on an M1-based Mac system.
An overview of cloud buzz words
Cloud buzz words are everywhere. In this post, I'll pick them apart and explain what they represent.
Copyleft is dying
The software license that led to the rise of open source software is being overshadowed by a new kind of license.
It's a great time to be a developer
The software development job market is white hot today, and it's never been easier to be a part of it.
UNIX/Linux is now a core skill for anyone working in tech
UNIX and Linux have come a long way since the 1990s. Today, they rule the cloud....and the rest of the world too.