Migrating from Ghost to Hugo

This post describes my experiences in migrating this blog from Ghost to Hugo. At the same time I switched hosts from Azure to Netlify (with GitLab source control), as there’s no point paying for a VM to run a site once you’ve moved it from a DB backed app to a static site. »

Microsoft and GitHub

So, it’s finally official that Microsoft are acquiring GitHub. Overall, I think this is a positive strategic move for all concerned, but time will tell. »

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Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last month, you will have heard of something called GDPR. The irony of getting so many emails due to a law designed to reduce the amount of spam you receive is a good example of the cobra effect. »

6 Non-technical Book Recommendations

It often comes up in tech circles that engineers and founders ask for advice on what non-technical books to read that aren’t simply fiction. »

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