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Beach House 2017

Written by Joe Ferguson - Published on Joe Ferguson
Aggregated on Monday October 9, 2017 - Permalink

Around 36 hours post hurricane Nate. Orange Beach, AL.

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How to lose me as a customer

Written by Joe Ferguson - Published on Joe Ferguson
Aggregated on Monday September 25, 2017 - Permalink

I have been subjecting my twitter followers to some rather cryptic ranting about DigitalOcean (DO) lately. I’ve been a DO customer since February 2016 when I moved from Linode to DO. I don’t do a lot with my virtual private servers (VPS). I host about 15 WordPress installations for various projects (Mostly family and friends sites). I run several command line applications that eat up a chunk of …

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Tiny Whoop Build List

Written by Joe Ferguson - Published on Joe Ferguson
Aggregated on Friday September 22, 2017 - Permalink

Here’s the Tiny Whoop clone setup that I’m planning on flying this upcoming season. I’ve been really happy with BetaFPV parts so I’ve gone all in with them. Ifyou’re upgrading just an FC or swapping out motors, all in you’re only dropping $123.95 (before shipping) on everything. Pretty reasonable price point and hopefully it’s low enough to entice some new Tiny Whoop pilots into the community. …

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Rejecting Speakers

Written by Joe Ferguson - Published on Joe Ferguson
Aggregated on Thursday September 14, 2017 - Permalink

If you follow me on Twitter you have probably noticed I’m the main organizer for TechCamp Memphis 2017 . By main organizer I mean: I have a handful of badasses that I get to hand out task assignments to and they get shit done. We held our CFP using PaperCall.io and that was a pleasant experience overall. I did miss some features of OpenCFP and I do feel like I betrayed my PHP roots a little. …

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DVR Drone Footage

Written by Joe Ferguson - Published on Joe Ferguson
Aggregated on Monday September 4, 2017 - Permalink

Here’s some DVR from today. (This is the video I see when I’m flying) First day using Fat Sharks outdoors

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The importance of hobbies

Written by Joe Ferguson - Published on Joe Ferguson
Aggregated on Monday August 28, 2017 - Permalink

Nearly all the programmers I know count programming among their hobbies. I always have; I was a hobbyist programmer long before I was a professional programmer. The cautionary tale is about burnout. When you spend all day at your day job doing one thing and then going home and doing the same kind of work burnout can start to creep up on you. In 2015, I had a pretty big burnout attack and ended …

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