After more than 10 years of using a custom Perl script to generate this static website and not making any updates to it, I have finally gone the distance and converted the site to work with Jekyll which is written in Ruby, a language that I can read but cannot write. This brings my site into
the modern world of using Markdown to write my pages and posts, and be able to add information much more quickly than I would do with my custom Perl script. The CSS theme is still the same
ncurses-style old-school retro look of a DOS terminal from the 1990s, that I had developed around 2010 from scratch and
continue to use. Although, I did switch to using Monospace font as a default for readability.
2020 has been a tough year for a lot of people in the world and life in this world is not getting easier, despite what Silicon Valley and Wall Street rich folks might want you to think.
My original hobby of being able to do low level programming with C and Assembly language still exists, although I have not been able to do much of it at all out of work related stuff. Most of my work related stuff I cannot write about openly, or even proudly at times.
However, now I am going to start doing some of my interesting projects and start documenting it here for the world to read about. The goal is to be able to do some retro-computing where I find end-of-life products and make them work in a way to actually still be very useful, thus proving that they were unnecessarily killed or made obsolete.