How to “get into computers”

Every now and then, I’ll get a question along the lines of “How do I get into computers? Is there somebody willing to train me?”  That isn’t an easy question to this answer.  A lot of people don’t seem to like this answer and some even consider it to be derogatory.  No matter what profession …

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Thinking about working on my private pilot’s license

Back while I was working at Kohler, I got it into my head that I wanted to look getting my private pilot’s license. Here in Milwaukee, we have the benefit of having a great fixed base operator (Spring City Aviation) at a super convenient little airport (Timmerman Field). I checked their website and saw that …

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How much does it cost to host this website?

This is going to be a pretty quick post.  This blog was once hosted on a Linode VPS for $20/mo.  After that, it was hosted on a DigitalOcean VPS for $5/mo.  A few years ago, I then moved the blog to Google Cloud.  So, how much has it cost per month?  It is much more …

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2020 Goals

I mentioned back in October that I wanted to post more substantive content on this blog.  Starting on Thursday, I am going to start publishing weekly posts to the coding category.  A few weeks ago, I started posting regularly to photos.jws.  I want to try to do a photo-per-day kind of thing, moving forward.

My 2018 goals were to get reasonably good at the ukulele and travel somewhere adventurous.  I think that I succeeded.  My goals for 2019 were to keep traveling places and finish a side project before That Conference.  50% success is pretty good, I guess? 😉

My 2020 goals are to share more code (see above) and finish a side project.  I think that should be achievable?