Matt's Blog

  • Kube Sticky Project

    One of the main things I missed going from RedHat Openshift to vanilla Kubernetes is the concept of switching projects. An Openshift project is simply a context associated with a particular namespace. However projects/namespaces can be switched and all subsequent commands will inherit that namespace scope. This saves me the...


  • Building a Keyboard From Scratch

    This article was typed using the finished keyboard. Mechanical keyboards are all the rage today. Having a solid typing experience has never been as important to me as I have realized now. Often we are left to our squishy laptop keyboards, and they do get the job done. However, recently...


  • Century Ride With a Twist

    This weekend I decided to do another century ride on the cycle. I currently ride an early 80s Panasonic Sport LX. This ride will take me through some beautiful hilly areas in central Texas. This trip was a little different though. I’ve been getting into botanising lately, and this trip...


  • Primitive Camping & Working

    This summer has not been your average one. With a quarantine upon us, and a friend from Europe who planned a short visit turning into an entire summer stay! Anyhow, we were chatting and thought a camping trip would be a lot of fun and a great way to spend...


  • NixOS & Enlightenment

    NixOS is the latest and greatest in terms of system configuration management. Think of how configuration management tools like Ansible or Packer.io allow you to define the run-time configuration of you machine in a state-ful way. Combine that with the power of what is the Nix package manager, and you...