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Irrational Exuberance's Third Rebirth

The first Irrational Exuberance was a WordPress blog in 2007. The second a custom Django application, and the third... is also a custom Django application. Named Sisyphus.

How to Filter Bots From Analytics


If you've ever built a homebrew analytics system and tried to get actionable insight from it, then you know the pain of filtering out automated and suspicious requests. Here are a few notes on what I've learned on filtering bots from analytics data.

IE's New Infrastructure and Writing Workflow

In this post I briefly discuss the (questionably) novel aspects of the new Sisyphus blog engine which hosts this blog.

Irrational Exuberance's Fourth Coming


After a couple years with the old look, I took some time over the weekend and moved the blog over to Bootstrap.

Don't Repeat Yourself for Bloggers: Dynamic Blog Context in LifeFlow

Programmers talk about DRY, or Don't Repeat Yourself, all the time. Its a strategy for making programming more pleasant, more efficient, and to reduce errors. LifeFlow uses a simple idea, which I have brazenly labeled Dynamic Blog Context, to try to take a few steps toward DRY while writing blogs.

Installing a Development Deployment of LifeFlow, a Django Blog Solution

Comprehensive instructions on installing and setting up a local deployment of LifeFlow (for those who are moderately in the Django know). This should be all you need to get started using LifeFlow, but I will have another entry soon detailing the little tricks and tips that make LifeFlow helpful.

Smaller Header, JobSyndicate, Printable Articles


An overview of a minor batch of improvements and changes to the blog's look and view and overall usability.

Another Slight Mistake...


Got caught by a bit of an error which lead to my markdown superset not being coherently rendered, but its all fixed now. Sorry! Sorry! Sorry!

A Few Quick Updates to Site


I have made a few technical updates to the website. The consequences should be more stability and a better visual appearance for Internet Explorer users.

Moving Writings to Separate Flow


The fiction writing didn't integrate well with the other content in the Life feed, and each made the other more confusing and less comprehensible. So the writings now exist in their own flow.

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