A Design Less Funky

If you’ve been here before, you have probably noticed that I’ve switched to a less off-the-wall design.

Tue Jul 27, 2021 · 1 min · Daniel F. Dickinson

Counting Myself In

Now that I am feeling better, I have taken steps to ‘count myself in’ at the Midland Public Library MakerPlace rather than being stuck on the idea that I have included myself out . I have volunteered to do a couple of (short) presentations in August on topics that are more ‘techie’ (including one that will make use of an A.I. project I did many years ago, while in university , along with other notes I am digging out from various A....

Mon Jul 19, 2021 · 2 min · Daniel F. Dickinson

A Small Fix in Silence

At the reminder of a friend I added the date of the posts to the post listing. Aside from that I’m not writing too much here at the moment, because I’ve not exactly been at my best mood wise, and mostly I’d just whine. It’s bad enough that my crankiness was sufficient to write a rather negative post about a Town of Midland (and Noth Simcoe) Community Well-Being and Safety Plan including a letter to the editor on MidlandToday....

Thu Jun 10, 2021 · 2 min · Daniel F. Dickinson

The Site Is Dead, Long Live The Site

I’ve begun the process of killing off all my WordPress sites and replacing them with sites built using Hugo . I’m doing this because I’ve had various issues with WordPress that look like the data has gotten into a bad state. In addition, it’s a lot easier for me to edit and manage my site offline and upload it than the WordPress system of editing in the web browser. Since I’m dong this, I’m doing weeding and trimming of the site as well, so you may notice some posts are not longer available, and that others have had a bit of refreshing / clean up....

Wed Apr 21, 2021 · 1 min · Daniel F. Dickinson

A Little Aqua

Lately I’ve been working on building a theme for debugging sites built using Hugo . (Hugo is a fast and powerful static website generator). While most of the interest for this particular theme is actually the debugging I think the ‘silly little style ’ I created for more pleasant testing, turned out being a not bad aqua/blue theme.

Fri Apr 2, 2021 · 1 min · Daniel F. Dickinson