I originally built my current desktop system on the AM4 AMD platform using a Ryzen 2600 CPU. This 6-core, 12 thread has done me well over the last few years but I decided it would be good to upgrade this for longevity.
Recently I’ve been working to somewhat detach myself from Google services after seeing growing reported cases of users being suddenly locked out of their account without any possible recourse. As part of this, I had about 5 year’s worth of photos stored solely within Google Photos that I wanted to migrate and organise within my personal NAS storage.
This year I’ve been enjoying the use of Proxmox as a way to create & manage container & virtual environments for self-hosting my applications and scripts, while also providing a useful location to quickly spin-up development test environments.
As I get deeper into the Open Source world, I’ve noticed more and more misunderstandings and misrepresentations of Open Source. I touched on this in part in another recent post of mine.
I left my previous job at the end of September 2021 to focus on BookStack and OpenSource work full time. The initial plan was to spend 6 months away from work but here I am 9 months later, with no immediate plan to start job hunting just yet.
Important Note: This post is written without legal knowledge nor expert understanding of open-source licenses, and is my own interpretation/speculation of scenarios and licenses. I mean no ill intent to any companies or people written about in this article.
This post is a little test to play around with a few things: Images in WebP CSS grid image gallery CSS only image expand/overlay View the page source at around this point to see the CSS & HTML used.
Thought I’d document my home PC setup. This is my setup going into 2022: Nerd Corner This is the one part of my home that I dedicate to being a “nerd corner” as can be seen by the “Avatar: The Last Airbender” posters in addition to the exploded-view console posters.
Last week I handed in my notice at my current place of work, Clevertouch Marketing, with the intent to leave at the end of September. By the time I leave I will have been employed at Clevertouch for over 7 continuous years.
I often find myself needing a batch of placeholder images when testing or creating dummy content within projects. Unplash is a great source for these but downloading each image and making them a reasonable size can take time.