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How to Carbon Tax Yourself

Update, 2023-01-06: Thank you to u/PlatosCaveSlave on Reddit for the great point about the affordability of this method of carbon “taxing”: While that’s great if you are wealthy… there is co [no] way I could afford to do this. And also how about the fact the burden of responsibility here should be on huge corps to paybfornthis [pay for this]. Not everyday people. This is a method that has worked great for myself and my family’s situation, but donations to climate-focused organizations are just one of the many ways to affect change....

December 4, 2022 · 3 min

A Blog with No Views is a Journal

I have views tracked by Cloudflare on this site (no cookies and GDPR-compliant), I post to Hacker News in the hopes of getting more, but on some level, I’ve come to understand that blogging without an audience is a journal. Writing helps to purge ideas, worries, and frustrations away. Without it, the only home for your thoughts is in your head, and this can become full of clutter. Cleaning up my physical and mental space leaves room for my creative energy in and out of work to explore....

June 20, 2022 · 3 min

Why I Moved My Blog from Hashnode to Hugo and Why Hashnode is Better

Update, 2022-02-25: I’ve since moved to the Papermod theme but still feel the same about the Bear Blog theme and the thoughts expressed in this post! I recently moved my one post to a blog that was more custom and managed by me using Hugo + the Bear Blog theme, instead of the very awesome and easy-to-use platform Hashnode. This isn’t a tutorial of how I moved from Hashnode, but more of my thoughts on why I did it for a few bad reasons....

June 12, 2022 · 6 min