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May, 2020

  • 23 May

    Remote Work is here

    Remote work is here. Developers have known for ages that all you need to work is a laptop and internet, now thanks to COVID everyone else does too. Michael | MMusangeya I’ve worked remotely for the better part of three years now, starting back in 2017 when I was doing …

  • 19 May

    Hacking the Blockchain

    I was having a chat with a friend of mine when the issue of how secure blockchain really was came up. Basically the question was: Is it possible to hack blockchain? Short answer: Yes.Long answer: Yes, but it’s complicated. While the concept itself is pretty resilient to hacking, blockchain, like …

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 …

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 …

  • 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …