How to waste money hosting a website: load balancer edition

I was pretty excited about finding a project that would give me an excuse to learn Rust. That excitement faded away after just a few minutes when I realised the data-based website I wanted to build was simple enough that I could punt everything to the frontend and let it handle the filtering and sorting.

11 April 2023

Preparing for the worst

I love my data and do everything I can to keep it. When I recently rebuilt my home server I took the opportunity to improve my backuprecovery strategy in case the worst happens. Here’s the new setup:

17 September 2022

20 October 2019

No to Voter ID

'I agree with Jacob Rees-Mogg' are words I never expected to pen. However, when he said 'We are not the sort of country where you are expected to show your papers to prove who you are. The basis of our historic freedoms is that if you go about your business lawfully you never have to prove to the authorities who you are... That is something that is very precious to us.'

20 May 2018