Lab Notes
March 19, 2019 Migrating ODK Aggregate from Fargate to Azure Kubernetes Service (part 4)

In which I chronicle the struggles of connecting ODK to a real database.

Research Shorts
March 18, 2019 Videotex

From Wikipedia: Videotex is interesting to me, not just because of its aesthetic qualities, but because it attempted to adapt existing

Quick Tip
March 18, 2019 Running Background Shell Scripts Using Automater

As part of some recent housekeeping, I recently swapped the backend of this blog (powered by the wonderful Blot.io from Dropbox to

Lab Notes
March 13, 2019 Migrating ODK Aggregate from Fargate to Azure Kubernetes Service (part 3)

In which I test the previous configuration tweaks in Kubernetes.

March 12, 2019 Lab Notes: Migrating ODK Aggregate from Fargate to Azure Kubernetes Services (part 2)

I’m working on deploying an Aggregate 2.0 instance to Kubernetes in the cleanest possible way, and documenting my progress in these lab notes. So

March 12, 2019 Lab Notes: Migrating ODK Aggregate from Fargate to Azure Kubernetes Services

I’m beginning to experiment with migrating a ODK Aggregate instance running on Fargate to Azure Kubernetes Service. These next few posts will log my

Lab Notes
March 12, 2019 Migrating ODK Aggregate from Fargate to Azure Kubernetes Service (part 2)

In which I submit another PR that continues to tweak Aggregate's configuration experience for Docker, using Docker bind-mounts, symlinks and other magic.

Lab Notes
March 7, 2019 Migrating ODK Aggregate from Fargate to Azure Kubernetes Services (part 1)

Why I'm doing this, and I begin to experiment with ODK Aggregate on k8s by sending in a PR that tweaks ODK's build process for Docker.

Essays
December 1, 2016 America just attempted suicide. Now what?

On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, the United States of America attempted suicide: 126 million citizens marched into the polling booth and, yearning for

Essays
November 26, 2016 The Communitarian Politics of WALL·E

It’s easy to cast Disney-Pixar’s hit 2008 film WALL·E as not much more than a simple love tale between two robots. While that tale may weirdly