Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • Most annoying thing about Docker’s swarm mode

    The most annoying thing about running a Docker swarm — something that for the most part was pretty easy to set up and get going, has to be the flood of log messages that dockerd generates. According to this issue of github, fixing it “will require a code change, at the moment not being a […]

  • Annoyance-as-a-service


    So, I’ve been looking for a new side project for a while, before finally settling on playing around with some phone APIs.  Not sure what else to do, I opted to make a tool for annoying people.  Try it now. It’s quite simple, but effective none the less.  For a modest fee (starting  at $1.00), […]

  • Using ElasticSearch As a Data Source in Django Tutorial

    Using ElasticSearch As a Data Source in Django Tutorial

    We use ElasticSearch in many different ways at the company I work for.  Since we’re partly a Django shop, we decided to put together a little walk-through tutorial on building a Django app. In this app, we’re using ElasticSearch as the backing data store for everything related to the tutorial.  Part 1 of the ElasticSearch […]

  • django-softdelete project on github

    django-softdelete project on github

    Inspired by a post on override the default model manager to support soft-deleting objects in the database, I decided to implement it into one of my projects.  (Yes, I know it’s an old post but it was new to me!). However, just being able to filter the query sets returned to exclude items which had […]

  • Content split going forward

    Content split going forward

    For quite a while, this blog had posts on two unrelated topics — creative writing and programming. Sure, some could make the case that writing good code is an art form, like a form of poetry, blah blah blah. In general, though, people that came to this site for programming information didn’t care about the […]

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