Michael McClimon

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I'm leaving academia (for now)

April 6, 2017

Short version: I’m taking a job at Pobox doing software development, and moving to Philadelphia after the semester ends. I’m not giving up on music or music theory, but I won’t be teaching next year. Details after the jump.

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A new job at Pobox

April 6, 2017

I’m taking a Perl development job at Pobox, and joining the Perl community after a long time lurking in the shadows. Details after the jump.

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Footnotes for blogging

December 15, 2016

As I said at the end of a previous post, I had planned to figure out the footnote formatting for this blog. I am an academic at heart, after all, and if there’s one thing academics love, it’s footnotes.1 After some finagling, I’ve figured out something that works for me, and since the people2 are clamoring to know my secrets, here they are.

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That was quick

November 1, 2016

Ok, so this site is no longer hosted on GitLab Pages. Looks at watch…looks at yesterday’s post date… I know. But! When I was working on the site yesterday, GitLab was taking forever to actually build the site and push the content. I know this is probably a minor inconvenience that doesn’t happen often, but I’d prefer to have no inconvenience at all. The site is now hosted on Amazon S3, with their CloudFront service to provide the SSL.

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New Blog (again)

October 31, 2016

This site has, once again, changed on the backend without noticably changing to the outside world (modulo a few different links). It’s now built with Hugo, which is yet another static site generator.

Why change? I hardly ever updated the site anyway, and so it seems like it would hardly be worth the work of switching everything over and learning a new thing. A bunch of reasons, as it turns out:

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