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Written by Andrew Shell, a Senior Web Engineer from Madison, WI.
  1. February 4, 2023

    One of my favorite books is How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big by Scott Adams. One of the ideas from this book that gets thrown around (especially this time of year) is that systems are better than goals. He suggests that people striving toward a goal are losers...

  2. December 12, 2022

    This post is the first of several articles about the technology around Understanding ActivityPub. The first question I had while reading the ActivityPub specification was, "How do I find the different feeds and documents defined by the spec?" One of the first things...

  3. February 6, 2022

    Today I created my first NFT. I'm not really sure how useful it is, but what the heck. The general idea is that it's in my best interest to become knowledgeable about blockchain and related tech because there are starting to be some interesting use cases and I'm better off being...

  4. December 23, 2021

    I've spent most of my adult life studying personal development, and a big part of personal development is goal setting and task management. It's the end of the year, and everyone is talking about setting your goals for next year and what your "New Years Resolutions"...