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Advertisers Run The Internet

The internet doesn't just run on ads. It's built for advertisers, and that has a big impact on us, the users.

Technology

2022-11-25 | 14 min read

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AI in Everything - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

I fear that the true danger of AI is not that it will soon be good enough to replace humans but that we may get too caught up in the hype to realize that it is ...

Opinion

2023-03-31 | 17 min read

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AI-Powered Movie Recommendations with Go and HTMX

By the end of this, you should be able to build something similar that leverages the unmatched brilliance of Go on the backend, HTMX on the front end, and some ...

Tutorial

2024-03-08 | 15 min read

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Applying SOLID Principles in Java

In this post, discover how mastering the SOLID Principles in Java can transform your coding game and future-proof your projects.

Programming

2023-09-22 | 17 min read

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Beyond Passwords - Discussing Next-Gen Authentication

We are the weakest link in the cybersecurity chain and it's good to see someone finally doing something about it.

Technology

2022-10-28 | 11 min read

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Blockchain, Bitcoin, NFTs - In A Nutshell

If you belong to the ever-shrinking group of people who never heard of blockchain, bitcoin, and cryptocurrencies and find yourself wondering what all the fuss w...

Technology

2022-05-09 | 14 min read

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Build Your Own Free VPN with Oracle Cloud

In this tutorial, we will build and deploy our own VPN server using Wireguard to an Always Free Oracle Cloud instance hosted in any location of your choice.

Tutorial

2022-09-15 | 12 min read

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Cloud Computing 101 - Understanding the Basics and Benefits

In this essay, we explore the various benefits of cloud computing for businesses and organizations. From increased storage capacity and data management to impro...

Technology

2023-01-09 | 15 min read

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The Fediverse Could Save The Social Web

The social web as it is today was never meant to be the final destination. Only an intermediate stage. Will the Fediverse be it's final form?

Social Media

2024-02-09 | 25 min read

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Provision Your Vagrant Development Environment with Bash Scripting

In this tutorial, I show you how to leverage the power of BASH scripting to provision your development environment.

Tutorial

2023-04-21 | 8 min read

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Building a Full-Stack Web App with Go, React, and Vite

I really like Go. And, while the whole community has been obsessing over pairing it with HTMX, I figured I would start with what I know. So, here's how I would ...

Tutorial

2024-02-19 | 10 min read

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Living in Virtual Worlds

The first of a series of posts that will explore trends in the world of tech, our relationship to them, and how we can leverage the new opportunities that they ...

Technology

2022-05-05 | 17 min read

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Modern Database Interactions in PHP

I will explore the dangers of persisting with the ext/mysql API. I will provide a detailed analysis of the weaknesses of the original API, showing along the way...

Programming

2023-10-20 | 15 min read

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Deploying a NextJS app with Nginx using Docker

In this tutorial I show how to use Docker to build and deploy a simple Next.js app and serve the static files with Nginx.

Tutorial

2022-11-11 | 13 min read

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Setting up an Apollo GraphQL server in Next.js 13

Unlock the power of GraphQL and Next.js with this comprehensive tutorial! Learn the essentials step-by-step and build better APIs with Apollo and GraphQL.

Tutorial

2023-02-10 | 10 min read

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Online Privacy in the Age of Data Collection

Modern life brings with it a new set of concerns. Online privacy is one of those 21st century problems that affects us all. Read on to find out more about digit...

Technology, Philosophy

2022-05-10 | 16 min read

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Unlocking Speed - Rust Weather API with Redis Caching

In this one, we use Rust to build a wrapper around a public weather API then add caching with Redis for blazing fast performance and to save up on API credits.

Tutorial

2024-04-06 | 13 min read

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The Fall

Paradise lost. A story about loss, brotherhood, and finding one's place in the world.

Fiction

2023-10-13 | 30 min read

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The Future of The Web

Finally, a blog post about the future of the web that doesn't focus on blockchain. As a web developer, this is one that's close to my heart.

Technology

2022-08-31 | 25 min read

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The Evolution of Trust in the Age of the Internet

In this blog post, I will explore the complex relationship between trust and the internet, and why it's more important than ever to be vigilant in the age of co...

Opinion

2023-02-28 | 19 min read

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Weapons of Mass Separation

The idea at the bedrock of everything that will follow is that, as humanity has ushered in a new age of prosperity, we have also lost something essential. Unlik...

Philosophy

2022-05-05 | 25 min read

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Why JavaScript Won

In this essay, we will explore the history of JavaScript and examine the factors that have contributed to its remarkable rise to dominance. What drives its cont...

Programming

2023-01-31 | 14 min read

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You Don't Know Regex - Elevating a Laravel API with Regular Expressions

As a new dev, most of what you'll hear about regex is bad. Let's try to change that.

Tutorial

2024-01-10 | 18 min read

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