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The only rule of blogging: buy the domain

Nothing else matters. It doesn’t matter what web framework - Wordpress, or the latest thing in Rust. It doesn’t matter who hosts it - S3, or your Raspberry Pi.

If you don’t own the domain, you don’t own the links.

If you don’t own the links, you don’t own the content.

You might in a legal sense



Over the last year, I’ve expended considerable effort to fix my past errors.

I used to blog on Medium. It used to be nice. Its black serif text on white background hinted at a simplicity that today is all but lost.

Do not confuse me for an NIH.

You might have content that you don’t think of as content. Old posts on Reddit. Move 'em over. Example: phone screen brightness

What can computers do? What are the limits of mathematics? And just how busy can a busy beaver be? This year, I’m writing Busy Beavers, a unique interactive book on computability theory. You and I will take a practical and modern approach to answering these questions — or at least learning why some questions are unanswerable!

It’s only $19, and you can get 50% off if you find the discount code ... Not quite. Hackers use the console!

After months of secret toil, I and Andrew Carr released Everyday Data Science, a unique interactive online course! You’ll make the perfect glass of lemonade using Thompson sampling. You’ll lose weight with differential equations. And you might just qualify for the Olympics with a bit of statistics!

It’s $29, but you can get 50% off if you find the discount code ... Not quite. Hackers use the console!

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