Coping with writer's block

2 min read
blogging
introspection

It’s 5:55 PM on a Sunday afternoon and I am succumbing to the fact that today I have writer’s block. I don’t think it’s that I’m blocked up completely (although I am admittedly a bit constipated right now) but I have definitely hit the wall on the post I had […]

The "Josh" Sandwich

2 min read
recipes

Get your head out of the gutter, that’s not the kind of “Josh Sandwich” I’m referring to. The “Josh” is an actual sandwich of my own design. The exact date of creation is unknown but I’d argue that it was sometime in 2010 when the sandwich in it’s “final” form […]

How to install Node.js 10 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

1 min read
development
javascript
nodejs
linux
ubuntu

Two days before Canonical dropped the latest and greatest long term service release of Ubuntu, the Node.js Foundation dropped the latest and greatest (and eventually long term service release) of Node.js. Due to the timing of things, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS was shipped with the current long term service release of […]

How to install the latest version of Node.js 8 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

1 min read
development
javascript
nodejs
linux
ubuntu

Right on schedule, Canonical has released the latest long term service release of Ubuntu, version 18.04. This particular release is shipping with Node.js 8 which is the current long term service release of Node.js. Unfortunately, the version which shipped (8.10.0) is already a bit behind the latest version, 8.11.1 (at […]

I deleted my Facebook and here's what happened

3 min read
privacy
security

Not a damned thing. Nothing bad at least. Unless you count typing facebook.com a few times a day when I was trying to avoid the things I should be doing. Time heals all wounds though ;) With that, I have never considered myself addicted to Facebook. In fact, I went […]