In early February we got to be the guinea pigs for a new B&B’ tabletop gaming experience. The Gillespie House, in Picton, is finally open to the general public, and I’m here to tell you how much fun they are to visit.

2023-09-05 (Updated: 2023-09-06 )

Verisign, the operator of the registries for the COM, NET, and EDU top level domains, is rolling the cryptographic algorithm used to DNSSEC sign all three of their registries.


Traveling a lot for work is hard on anybody, but introverts have some challenges (particularly at large conferences) that they don’t necessarily know how to manage right off the start. These are some thoughts about the things I’ve learned over the years about how not to come home a complete wreck.


Pomodoro Timers are a big thing in ADHD circles and elsewhere. The Algorithm recommended a video to me with an example someone built into their ZSH shell aliases, and it seems like a really good idea.

2023-01-05 (Updated: 2023-01-05 )

I’ve seen more than a few questions on mailing lists and on chat servers about migrating DNSSEC-signed zones between different server software. These are the steps I used to migrate a number of signed zones to Knot from BIND.