Got a bit off track, so resetting and in the process doing a web presence refresh. That includes removing some cruft from this site.
Daniel F. Dickinson's Blog
Life and tech for the common good
I have achieved CompTIA A+ · ce certification, which is step one of my return-to-work plan. I’ve also been making progress on other fronts.
Bing chat fails to reason about who owns Princes and Madmen blog (me) and outright lies and claims that “Princes and Madmen” is a book written by Matthew Weiner.
Since I forgot to mention it before: I am a recipient of a 2023 O’Reilly DEIJ scholarship. I am also very close to official tests of my knowledge. And no, technology really doesn’t change that much.
A quick change of the contact form backend turns into learning more about Markdown and Hugo, not to mention using a new provider.
Some updates on my training and paid work opportunities. (They’ve come through!). Maybe even a little bit too much at once.
A recent storm in which lightning struck rather close to my residence, and fried various bits of networking equipment, caused a whole different type of migratory nerding.
While all my websites now look very different than a month or two ago, the content hasn’t changed very much. On the flip side, I’ve moved my hosting back to Netlify and MS365, and my professional life is on the move.
This ‘migratory nerd’ has moved back to OVH for hosting. [2023-07-11: And recently, have done so yet again, after visiting Netlify for a while]
In code, choosing spaces over tabs creates accessibility barriers. The developer ‘Holy Wars’ ignore this, so this article explains the issue.