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March, 2020

  • 24 March

    Jenkins update

    So a few weeks ago I started a project to install Jenkins and set up CI/CD on my projects. Well just after I started that project I had a series of big life changes that put that on hold for a few weeks. I left my old job and have …

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February, 2020

  • 16 February

    Setting up Jenkins

    The Jenkins project This is part 1 of my CI/CD experiment. In this post, I’ll be focusing on getting Jenkins up and running. This build was supposed to take me 15 to 30 minutes but I kept running into issues that needed fixing that ballooned that time to a few …

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  • 16 February

    Setting up my own CI/CD

    So I’m a fan of automation because I don’t like repeating stuff and I’m lazy. One of the things I learned at my job is to automate CI/CD. I had a little time during the weekend and I decided to actually implement my own CI/CD setup and decided that since …

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November, 2019

  • 23 November

    Young people are awesome

    I met a young author today. 20 years old and she already has two books published. I bought one of her books just to be polite, then I actually read it. It’s actually pretty well written. The pacing is a little off and I’m not a fan of the genre …

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August, 2019

  • 12 August

    Upcoming posts

    I’m not the most dedicated blogger on the interwebs but I want to be better. Recently I have acquired a new set of skills(including sets :-D) that I’d like to share. So hoping that listing them here will make me actually write the blog posts, I’ll list the upcoming topics …

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May, 2019

  • 7 May

    NieR: Automata is fucking awesome.

    Platinum Games So growing up I was an avid gamer, heck till around 3 or 4 years ago I was still pretty hard core. I stopped playing because life, my job and school conspired to screw me out of video games. So I haven’t really been gaming that much. I …

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March, 2019

  • 8 March

    Making Moves

    Life is scary. You get so used to what you’re currently doing and stick to that even though it doesn’t give you the result that you want. You stick to it because that’s all you know. I am guilty of sticking to the same thing. Albert Einstein was quoted saying …

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May, 2018

  • 29 May

    Whew, I’m Tired

    Well, that was a hectic last couple of weeks. When things go south they tend to go south remarkably fast. Over the last few weeks I’ve been busy, so here’s an update. First, I joined a new gym, yay. I like this one, it’s well stocked and has a heated …

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February, 2018

  • 2 February

    Mathematics

    Mathematics is fun… I hope. Last August I wrote a quick post about how I was going back to school to do Mathematics and Statistics… it’s official, I’m back in school. I’m currently taking the B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the University of South Africa. Yay. Th application …

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August, 2017

  • 8 August

    A tiny look at the history of money

    Let’s get this party started with a brief look at the history and purpose of money. This wont be an argument on which types of money is best or that whole gold standards or fiat money thing, I’ll get to that latter. This post looks at money from where it …

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  • 7 August

    One plus One

    In high school was at best a disinterested mathematics student, I could do it and I passed but my heart really wasn’t in it. I was more into physics that mathematics and it was only after I left formal education that I realised that there is really no getting away …

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  • 3 August

    New series: Money

    Money! Money, money, money, moooooooooney. Mooooooooooooooooooooooooney! It’s been called every name under the sun and everyone wants it. It has many definitions, such as:. It is just a physical representation of the abstract concept of effort or It is an abstract representation of barter. or It is a medium of exchange …

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July, 2017

  • 31 July

    Random Quote

    It should be noted that no ethically-trained software engineer would ever consent to write a DestroyBaghdad procedure. Basic professional ethics would instead require him to write a DestroyCity procedure, to which Baghdad could be given as a parameter. Nathaniel Borenstein

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  • 30 July

    Just do it.

    Here’s a quote and my thoughts Just because you don’t know how to do something is no excuse for not doing it. Today I was thinking and this quote popped into my mind. I reflected on how I operate during my day job, I never turn down a task because …

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February, 2017