Category Archives: Blogging

Close Encounter with Vendor Lock-in, Python Triumphs

Vendor lock-in is a term that refers to the practice of a company making a customer dependent (but not entirely) on their goods or services. In IT circles, I hear Cisco’s name thrown around a lot with references to “building a moat“. Some other examples of this are: the patented K-Cup brewing system of Kuerig, printer… Read More »

Et tu, Bruteforce?

In the time that I’ve had this site up and running there have been numerous “attacks” on it. Attack in this context means someone/something is trying to gain access to or bring down the server. Wordfence, a WordPress plugin, usually takes care of the threat automatically. However this time, a device from somewhere in Netherlands… Read More »

100 Organic Google Search Results, Adamantine.me milestone

Today marks the first day that adamantine.me got 100 Google search results in a single day (save for the 450 anomaly). Meaning 100 people searched something and clicked on this site’s search result, also known as an organic search result. Why is this important? Organic search results are considered one of the strongest indicators of website health… Read More »