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  1. You’ve Just Gotta Fight Your Way Through

    “Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you make stuff, it’s just not that good. It’s trying to be good, it has potential,…

  2. Transition to LEMP

    If you’re reading this, it means you are using the new AFdN server! As part of my foolish reason plunge in to Virtual Private Servers. I’ve been able to migrate all the files moved over[1], setup, and fine tune the new system. It’s not that I wasn’t happy with BlueHost, just that I had grown…

  3. The Five Cognitive Distortions of People Who Get Stuff Done

    Michael Dearing is the former chief engineer for Sun Microsystems and has PhD in computer scientist. He gave a presentation on some “common patterns of automatic thought among those who get a lot of stuff done [and/or] create tons of value” in Silicon Valley. Here’s my distilled version: Definition: cognitive distortions are strong patterns of…

  4. Welcome to fremont.fergcorp.com

    For whatever foolish reason, I’ve decided to take the plunge in to Virtual Private Servers and sprung for a 1GB Linode. I’m actually kind of excited by this. It’s sort of like being back in high school and running my own server from my parents house. Except I’m ten years wiser…and married. Anyway, after some…