Please see vielmetti.github.io as a new location for new posts, plus some new views on old posts. It's rather raw at the moment, but the hope is that by moving to a new site I can start making sense of the old materials a bit better.
Progress, actually quite a lot of it: The problem, neatly stated. Docker is good for bringing up single services ("microservices"), but sometimes your application needs more than one thing running for the whole thing to work. Enter "docker compose", formerly... Read more →
If you're trying to follow Ann Arbor City Council via the online feed, you'll be disappointed tonight as the feed is not working. The CTN live stream for channel 16 is currently down and being looked at. Sorry for the... Read more →
Of course you never read the comments, but you might read the commentary on the comments. Here's The Verge's decision to turn off comments on its stories for the summer: > And sometimes it gets too intense. What we've found... Read more →
Drama on Reddit - a key employee has left the organization, and the side effect has been chaos. Reddit's popular AMA (Ask Me Anything) and other subreddits have gone private, and the top post today is [TIL After mismanagement, Digg,... Read more →
Your comments excluded, of course, dear reader, though there are more posts here than comments by people on those posts. The reference is to the interminable slog of newspaper comments which place a long stream of dreck at the end... Read more →
From the BBC: [Greece's bank holiday from hell](http://www.bbc.com/news/business-33306158). Greek banks are expected to stay shuttered for more than a week, and in the meantime depositors can only withdraw 60 euros per day. The Internet spin on this is to wonder... Read more →