Posts published by: Bugz

Why do smart cars look so dumb?

Why do smart cars look so dumb?

Planet Fitness hates VISA

What does Planet Fitness have against VISA?

Production Ready?

Is perl 5 production ready?


Ok, that's the question I remember hearing many times, many years ago when I started using perl. Is perl 5 up to being used in production? The answer then was YES!

And, today in 2019, my answer would be "maybe" ... but that's another story.

Well …


Back in time when dinosaurs used computers, there were dial up BBS systems.


Well, modems are no longer used, but BBSes are still alive.

I'd like to invite you to

BZ&BZ BBS (Telnet)  or 4023 (SSH) or 4022

Open …

Distracted Driving

Bugz asks that you be kind to distracted drivers.

distracted driver

Please be kind, they are driving the best that they can.

Have you ever wondered who they are talking to? Their driving instructor! That's who!

You don't believe me? Just look at their driving!

Docker Alpine Images

Docker is very cool, and Alpine images make it even better.


Alpine images are very lightweight. They are a little tricky sometimes to get working correctly. But, they definitely make for lighter images.

Does it really matter how big the image is?

If running out of disk space isn't a …

Sacrifice? What everything was sacrificed?

What everything was sacrificed? What would you sacrifice?

Pelican Templates

Pelican Templates

First Post with Pelican

First time using Pelican to Post

What is Docker?


Is it a Virtual Machine? (No, docker uses the host kernel.)

Docker is a fancy way to run a process in isolation.

Thank you nschoe for the great write-ups explaining the magic behind Docker.