I learn. I develop.

A new (maybe old) philosophy for personal computing, social media, and communication.

I've been looking for a better way to keep track of my family finances, but - being the picky person I am - I've been having trouble finding one that meets all my needs. Obviously, my software developer mindset keeps telling me to make my own solution, but also, when it comes to my money and spending habits, I am even more privacy-obsessed than usual.

For the last year or so, I have been using GitLab to store and manage my code. There were several reasons for choosing it.

Why I'm Creating a Blog

As part of my plan to increase my exposure in the professional development community, I have commited to start and maintain a blog. If you are now reading this, then I have succeeded in at least half of that particular goal.

I am a self-taught programmer, and I have been...