New SOS Website is Live

Today we launched the new website for Science On a Sphere that I've been working on for the last year or so.

Programming isn't Hard

Heydon Pickering is being silly and provocative on Twitter again, and as usual, he pretty much nails it.

Number of Homes

Supposedly an average person lives in eleven homes in their lifetime [Citation Needed]. I've lived in 17 different homes

Webmentions: Joining the IndieWeb

Webmentions are now live on the site, powered by webmention.io! I've been meaning to do this for ages. I'm very excited to finally getting around to joining the IndieWeb.

Asset Pipelines in Eleventy

This is a clever trick (probably too clever) for setting up Eleventy to manage asset pipelines like SCSS and JavaScript transformations, as well as using hashes in filenames for cache busting.

Anonymity vs. Privacy

Wherein I muse about the difference between anonymity and privacy, and how advertisers try to conflate the two to assuage peoples concerns over surveillance.