It’s weird to search for yourself on Google. I didn’t find this site at all on that venerable search engine, though I did find all the contributions I’ve made to The 432. And I found older locations of my homepage (back when I was moving around from provider to provider). Then I realized that I should try my full name. It’s pretty scary what kind of info you can find out about yourself.
Work is busy, the first half of summer session is almost over, and I’ve got news that friends left, right, and center are moving away to the East Coast. On the one hand, there’s the Montreal crowd (if two people are a “crowd”), there’s the Ottawa Couple (howdy Grant and Janna), and, of course, the Ontario people. It’s heartbreaking to lose one of your friends to the perils of medical school, really. I miss ya already Jules!
On a technical note, I’ve migrated this server to Apache, but I’m having issues configuring my httpd.conf file. Well, we bravely soldier onwards. When the lunix box is finally built and properly deployed, we’ll move all the servers off of the Work Machine and onto a more friendly environment. I envision the ftp client also being hosted on the lunix boxen, as well as perhaps some happy mysql databases and a more dynamic site. Yes, it’s intellectual wankery, considering that this site isn’t run for (nor is it getting many) hits. But it’s theraputic, and educational. Just like throwing Lego vehicles from the top of the stairs and figuring out how to make them strong enough to arrive at the bottom in one piece.
Also on a technical note, I’m being port-scanned like crazy. And people keep trying to discover if they can use known exploits on my system. Psst… it’s not that kind of system, kids! Don’t bother.