Modus Mundi

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I Wrote a Newsletter Article

The folks at IDPro were kind enough to let me write an article for their newsletter. I won’t spoil what the article is about, but I will link it here. Have fun.

April 1, 2024 · 1 min · 32 words · Modus


These past few months have been very, very busy. A good busy, I guess. I ended up helping write a white paper that is out on a vendor website about DDIL environments. Say what you will about vendor white papers, but the effort is mostly neutral and fairly easy to read (If I do say so myself, and I do say so myself). You may be asking yourself “Modus, what in the world is a DDIL enviornment?...

March 24, 2024 · 1 min · 175 words · Modus

Burnout Sucks, Dudes

I’ve been hit hard by burnout lately. This is probably the first time I’ve actually ever felt what people describe as burnout, which is wild given how hard I’ve gone at things and how long I’ve been going at it. I tried telling telling myself for a month or two that I wasn’t burned out, that I simply had too much on my plate. Of course, you can only placate yourself so long before reality comes home and kicks you square in the nose....

August 23, 2023 · 4 min · 840 words · Modus

Same great Modus flavor, now with Mastodon!

So, Twitter’s gotten weird hasn’t it? Musk bought the company, people from all sorts of walks of life are leaving the platform due to the frankly wild decisions he’s making, and the platform is just hemmoraging advertisers. Whatever happens to Twitter, we as users of the platform will end up losing as Musk attempts to remake it in its image. Not a fun time. My social media consumption strategy, particularly Twitter, is one of passive collection- I follow smart people doing awesome things, I watch and learn, and attempt to become a magpie in spirit....

November 22, 2022 · 1 min · 183 words · Modus

Fun with Cloudflare Breaking Things

So in moving to Hugo, and moving to a more personally defined blogging experience, I’ve come into a few interesting issues, stuff I might blog about in the future. As part of moving to Hugo, I also moved to using Cloudflare out in front of my site for a few reasons; DDoS protection (Which I never expect to use, but why not), DNS management, and so on. I deployed my site, I tested it in a few browsers, great....

October 16, 2022 · 3 min · 470 words · Modus