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An introduction to Grav CMS


The slides for my Intro to Grav talk are available here .

Hey all. This is my article verison of a talk I gave last night. It's a short introduction to Grav CMS, on how it works and some cool things you can do with it. So let’s get started. I’m really not a salesman or trying to sell anyone on...


What I've been up to all year


So... That last post was 8 months ago. I've been a busy boy since then. This post is mostly a recap of my year and coincides with me doing some site updates.

In February I started working at TCT Digital   as a junior backend developer, and I can safely say I've learned tons since starting ther...


Hey Nik, where have you been?


As tends to happen, holidays come and people get lazy. We've all succumbed to the holiday lazing at some point. After that, I started a new job as a junior backend developer, so I've been fairly busy. I'll do a write up in the near future, though I'm not sure on the topic yet. Stay tuned!


Is Privacy Dead? Part 2: Protecting yourself online


As promised, here's Part 2 of my privacy post. Last week I instead uploaded my YouTube downloading tool, so feel free to check that out under Projects.

In Part 1 I discussed how these days we are tracked in almost every which way possible, with an ever-increasing amount of ways being viable due to



Is Privacy Dead? Part 1: How you're tracked


I love Betteridge's Law of Headlines as much as the next guy, but the answer here is more complex. In this post I'll discuss current privacy issues in the current era, leaks and the extent of tracking. Warning: This is somewhat long.

In Part 2 I'll be discussing methods to limit online tracking an...

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