Category Archives: Blogging

Org-Page

If you're looking for a static-page blogging engine that you can post to from Emacs, you should take a look at Calum MacRae's post on blogging with org-page. MacRae writes about his setup in detail so that you can set … Continue reading

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The Answer to Blogging Friction

Although regular readers are familiar with it, here is a quick review of the history of my blogging work flow. In my old blog on Blogger, I was already using Org-mode but I exported the Org to HTML and pasted … Continue reading

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Maintenance

Irreal's hosting provider is planning some server maintenace from [2014-12-26 Fri] to [2014-12-29 Mon]. Somewhere in that interval, the server that Irreal runs on will be upgraded. The hosting provider does not expect any outages during this process but warns … Continue reading

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Recent Outage

Irreal was offline for a few hours last night and early this morning. The problem was that spammers and their bots had been hitting the site so much that Irreal's hosting provider suspended the site until we could get it … Continue reading

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An Update to Mathematics in a Blog Post

Given that there was a bit more interest than usual in my Mathematics in a Blog Post post, I want to update it with a couple of things I've learned in the mean time. This only applies to those using … Continue reading

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Mathematics in a Blog Post

As some of you know, I was trained as a mathematician. It's odd, then, that my posts don't have more mathematics in them. The reason for that is that this blog is mostly about computers and development so there's not … Continue reading

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Comments on Older Posts

I've turned comments for older posts back on. We'll see how things go. If I start getting a lot a spam, I'll have to turn them off again. If I do have to turn them off, is 7 days the … Continue reading

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Feeling Better

I'm finally feeling a bit better and have started reading blogs and other sources again. I'm going to try to resume blogging now but don't be surprised if things are spotty in the near future. There's lots going on so … Continue reading

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Sick Leave

For the last few days I've been flat on my back and unable to write new posts. It's been all I could do to push queued up posts to Irreal. Rather than go on like that, I'm taking sick leave … Continue reading

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Second Year of Daily Posts

Today is the second anniversary of daily posts on Irreal. For the past two years, Irreal has published at least one post a day. Last year I remarked that it was a lot harder than one would think. Nothing that's … Continue reading

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