Giving Matomo, the open source competition to Google Analytics a trial on my blog (

Turns out the paid "cloud hosted" version is run by a Wellington company, out of Catalyst House. Should I be surprised?

Thanks to @lightweight for the prompting to give it a go.

@lightweight one more question - which Docker Compose file did you use?

We are looking for 2 Developers with Ruby or Elixir experience at my work. One of the roles has a DevOps component, if that’s of interest to you.

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I’m happy to answer any questions you might have, via DM.

All I can do is kindly ask that if you are inviting people to Mastodon on other social media, Telegram groups or whatever else, please please use the page instead of linking to specifically. Thank you

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@lightweight it’s amazing. We now take for granted all this free electricity we just keep on getting every day. Sunk cost, now long forgotten about.

@dubh you need some good topics to blog about. I have my sustainability pet-project that helps :-)

@dubh I had looked at Hugo too. Went with Jekyll in the end, because (I think) it was more popular/maintained - and Ruby is familiar to me, so hackable.

@dubh I do see the value in someone else doing the hosting. I’m in a fairly unique position, being able to DIY all that stuff. That’s not for everyone.

Somewhat oddly, the blog is hosted on my Raspberry Pi on my home network. That’s not for everyone either :-)

I’ve recently migrated from Medium to a self hosted static website. Here’s why it did it.

Seeking help completing a challenge to populate all the drinking water fountains in Wellington, NZ.

@acyberexpert @robonz @lightweight we are looking to do the same next year with an NZ node of

@lightweight yes and yes. Was with Ecotricity, went to Flick for a while, then returned to a Ecotricity. They’re great. We’ve recently switched to them at work too.

@lightweight it seems as if IPv6 was a thing 4 years ago, but ISPs have given up on it. The IPv6 task force website hasn’t been updated for several years.

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