Settings up SSL and non SSL Nginx sites to play nice together

I learned the hard way recently the importance of setting additional Nginx server configurations when hosting both SSL and Non-SSL sites on the same machine.When I created a new server with an SSL connection and did not set a connection reset for the other sites that were not using…

Moving to Digital Ocean

For the past 7 months I have been exploring the wonderful world of running your own virtual private server. It started when I began writing the core for Analytics-App during a hackathon at App.net.I wanted to perform analysis on app.net and be able to find popular posts…

Falling out of love and finding Mac Apps

After years of using Windows computers and lusting over Apple’s MacBooks and MacBook Air I finally got my hands on a new 2013 MacBook Air. I have only had little exposure to OSX when I had a hand me down MacBook circa 2006 and it gave me a decent,…

My summer internship comes to a close

Today is it! I have learned a lot in the few short weeks I have been at IRIDEX Corporation and it has been a wonderful and eye opening experience and if I could I would stay longer, but alas I must finish up school.IRIDEX is a leader “developing, manufacturing,…

College Newsroom Workflow

For the past few years I have worked for the California State University, Stanislaus Signal newspaper as their Online Editor. Going into the job I had no experience with a newspaper or operating a website with a dedicated audience with constant traffic.When I started working for the newspaper the…

Overcoming Fears

To overcome fear you must face it. My fear was riding my bicycle in the pouring rain. That’s why I made it a personal mission to get up and ride through the pain, through the discomfort.My hands were unbearably cold. It was not easy and my stomach would…

Ordered my first fixed gear

Just ordered a new bicycle from State Bicycle. I will not be getting rid of my current specialized. I wanted to get a fixed gear to learn and enjoy a different side of riding.It should arrive on Friday and hopefully I can have it assembled and get comfortable before…