It was twenty years ago today that I wrote my first-ever blog post, and I figured I'd take a brief look back at my history here.That first post was on the on the subject of...wait for it...a young lady selling her used panties online. That post was just a quick one-off to get something on the site so I could say I started. I'm sure I'd handle the story quite differently … [Read more...] about Twenty Years At the Keyboard
Oh my God, I ran automated updates on the blog Friday afternoon without realizing that it was also going to update Wordpress to version 5.0. So when I started to write a post that evening, I was met with this monstrosity:Wordpress has been threatening us with their new Gutenberg editor for months now, and I guess it's finally arrived, despite the fact that the trial … [Read more...] about How To Save Yourself From the New WordPress Editor
When I first started buying computers, they got so much better every year that a seven year old computer like mine would have been completely unable to run software designed for the newest computers. The pace of advancement is slower these days, however, so even though it's several generations out of date, my computer was still pretty usable from a performance perspective with … [Read more...] about Building My New PC
I'm pretty sure the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) doesn't apply to this website because (1) it is not hosted in the EU, (2) it doesn't target people in the EU, (3) it's not even a business website, and (4) fuck that Eurotrash bureaucratic bullshit.Personal data collected: This is a normal website, meaning that it collects every piece of … [Read more...] about GDPR Compliance Notice
It all began to go wrong when I started writing a post for Maggie's Friday the 13th call for support, about how the sex work community on Twitter was responding to the one-two punch of FOSTA/SESTA and the Backpage raid. The post needed a lot embedded tweets from sex workers, and while I was reviewing the post I noticed something odd: My blog was not displaying the tweets … [Read more...] about Headway Themes, WTF?