1. Reverend

    Some Initial Mastodon Instance Tweaking


    Now that I have a few instances of Mastodon running in Reclaim Cloud, I figured it was time to start optimizing them for resource usage, storage, and security. This post is an attempt to capture what I’ve done thus far—which is not much—in order to keep track of changes …

  2. Reverend

    A MBS Recommendation


    Last week I had the privilege of writing a recommendation for Michael Branson Smith to gain admission to the masters program in Interactive Data Visualization at the CUNY Graduate Center. And while I’m confident he will get into the program with or without my recommendation, I used the occasion to …

  3. Reverend

    Linda McKenna is ds106 #4life


    Yesterday I had the opportunity to realize a long-time dream of reflecting on ds106 with one of the many awesome internauts that traveled where no student had gone before. Linda McKenna was just the internaut I was looking for, and as luck would have it she still hosts websites on …

  4. Reverend

    Happy Valentine’s Day #ds106


    I found myself thinking a bit about ds106 this weekend after Paul Bond asked me to look into a specific issue with a student’s site not syndicating. I got it working by deleting and re-adding the tag, but still not sure why or how that fixed it, but it prompted …

  5. Reverend

    Blog Islands in the Stream


    I’m not gonna lie, I have been spending the greater part of the last few days honing my karaoke game. Turns out I can spend endless hours on the web broadcasting to a radio/tv empire with no listeners or viewers and feel pretty damn good about myself all the while. …

  6. Reverend

    Archiving ds106 docs


    Part of moving ds106 to a new server is making sure you don’t leave a trail of dead links in your wake. With great classes come great responsibility I think I have the caching issues and some of the kinks worked out after the move, but one think I did …

  7. Reverend

    ds106tv: the Vertical and the Horizontal


    As you might have guessed from the bava recently, there’s something in the air besides COVID-19, namely the #ds106 reunion tour 10 years on! I’m not entirely sure how or why, but I am glad it’s happening, and I am going to unapologetically ride the wave for as long as …

  8. Reverend

    bavaradio: Some ds106radio Notes


    Note bene: I started writing this post 2 days ago (it was actually the 11th day of lockdown, not the 10th), but things have gotten a bit more intense since. Tinkering with this blog and writing throw away posts has provided one anchor in the mental storm of the virus …

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