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  • Falling Water Falls Ultra Wide Lens

    These shots were all taken with the iPhone 11 Pro Ultra Wide Lens

  • Chattanooga Signal Mountain Overlook

    A few shots testing the various iPhone 11 Pro’s various lenses

  • Squongo - How to build a document store in SQLite and Ruby

    Squongo is a ruby gem encapsulating WAL mode sqlite3 databases to provide an alternative to large document stores utilizing the JSON1 extension. It’s migrationless and provides the user with the ability to have many readers without locking the database while providing a save method that will simply enque on the writer process. It was born out of a need in a personal project and decided to extract it for public release. It’s not my best code I’ve ever written and it still needs comprehensive RSpecs but it’s worth publishing in my opinion.

  • What OSS Consumers Owe You

    TL;DR at the bottom

  • How to query sqlcipher encrypted databases with Ruby

    Last year I added support for building the sqlite3 ruby gem against sqlcipher allowing ruby apps to access and query sqlcipher encrypted databases.

  • Ruby rest-client Gem Hijacked

    We stand on the shoulders of giants, but the giants don’t use two factor auth.

  • Toolless Frontend Starter

    I was so sick of needing so many dependencies, build tools, and various things to simply have a frontend project with JavaScript code. Looking at the landscape of supported technologies in current browsers and realized you can use CSS variables, ES Modules, and even change light/dark styles based on the user’s operating system theme preferences without build tools.

  • Ducati Monster 821

    Finally finished all the mods to my 821 Monster.

  • Lookout Mountain Sunset

    Sunset from the Lookout Mountain Hang Gliding edge.

  • Defining American Fascism

    An excerpt from Vice President Henry Wallace defining American Fascism: