Don't believe the non-programming hype

Background This will be a shorter, less-polished post than usual.  It's really just a way to start to bring a bit of structure to my thoughts.  Feel free to add some comments or weigh in on the linked Twitter thread. I came away from a recent...

telegraf support for NTPmon

Yesterday I updated NTPmon to include telegraf support; if you are interested in the code changes see github compare for details. It should be considered alpha-quality at this stage; it communicates with telegraf using the TCP or socket listener,...

NTP talks

I presented my talk based on the blog posts here at Linux.conf.au 2017; thanks to everyone who responded - your feedback is appreciated.  Here are some links for anyone who's interested: Talk slides Youtube video Downloadable video There won't be...

A bad runner's journey into bad running, part 2 - how I run

(You can read part 1 first, if you want.) When I first started running, I naturally fell into what I considered to be a proper running pace, but I found that I was not able to run as far as I wanted, and it wasn't until I made a conscious effort...

A bad runner's journey into bad running, part 1

(I'm trying to get motivated to write a little more. This post is a little off-topic from my usual fare; hopefully it will be of interest to some.  There will probably be 3 or 4 parts.) Disclaimer This is my story about running.  I don't claim it...