While working at Amazon, I never really had the time to understand the income I was making. Our incomes are just a number, but what does that number actually mean, and how do we properly assign value to work? What is the price of the consumer? Most people are taught that if they go to college and land a job, that they’ll be promised wealth. This is far from the truth. Read more

It has been 4 or so years since I last wrote to this blog. I figure now that I have the time, I should probably make use of it. I’m paying for the domain anyway, so might as well set up a email server too now that I have the “free” time. For those of you wondering where I went, I recently left Amazon due to circumstances more or less out of my control. Read more

There were a number of things that were unfinished since my previous post. Jekyll bootstrap provides the ability to add a comments section (courtesy of Disqus) as well as the ability to track page statistics using Google analytics. However, in order to make any use of these features, you may want to create a Google analytics account as well as a Disqus account, while setting up the _config.yml file accordingly. In addition, in order to enable Google analytics and Disqus on your blog, you will want to run the Jekyll build as follows (I combine the jekyll build and the S3 website upload in 1 single command). Read more

Purpose Why not. Having someone else serve your content is not fun, and you can brag about it on your own site at the same time. Prerequisites The first post of this technology blog will go over a tutorial of setting up the prerequisites for hosting static content. Before you begin, you may want to have the following set up already. Github account AWS account Personal DNS domain Coins (pennies and dimes) This also assumes that the markup for your posts are for anyone to download and view. Read more