Series Start: Managing your tech career

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You know how to get the job, but do you know how to keep it, excel, and move forward? All while not giving up your life outside of work?

Setting up Ruby on WSL2 using Rbenv

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This should be no different than on regular Ubuntu The machine that I do most of my work on is my Lenovo Carbon X1 Laptop running PoP_OS!. But, because of reasons that I will not go into today, my main desktop runs Windows 11 and on that I run Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2). WSL2 has a few Linux distros that you can run on it. For simplicities sake,...

Website Technology Has Gotten Too Complex

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Has technology always been this complex? My tech blog is once again live. And, I have to say that it took me longer than I thought it would to switch over from WordPress. I will get into why I moved later, (that is a topic for another day), but it still amazes me how complex things are to get up and running and configured. For this post, that is where I a...

You Have to Start Somewhere

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Welcome to the start of my new blog At one point I had a blog. It was never a large blog, nor did I haver have a huge following, but I had a site up, and I would put in periodic updates. It was focused on technical topics, and I would post about various topics that interested me. However, maintaining a wordpress site was a bit much. It was not much, but t...

Search engines like Google and Bing have absolutely failed us.

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I am going to come across as old in this post. And, this time, I am OK with that. We have entered a day and age where search engines have failed us. Instead of finding new and interesting results, search engines have been gamed to present the same top ten websites over and over again. Instead of showing interesting opinions or views, we are stuck with the...