Category Archives: Society

On racism, respect, and diversity

On a forum today, someone asked the question, Why is something like “Asians eat a lot of rice” considered racist?’ It may seem like this is an obvious thing, but I think it deserves some explanation, for those who are young, inexperienced, or just don’t get it yet, for whatever reason.  So, this is my […]

Announcing MediGuest: Free Management software for Social Welfare Hostels

I’ve just released MediGuest. It’s a web-based, open-source application for the management of welfare hostels. Think of drug rehab centers, centers for alcoholics, or anywhere that may admit guests, but also supervise them in some way. Previously commercial, I’m making this available to all organisations that can benefit from it, entirely free of charge… because, […]

Disqus considered harmful

I just saw yet another interesting blog post that I wanted to contribute a comment to, but bypassed it, because it uses the horrible Disqus comment system.  So, I want to take a moment to rant helpfully point out that using Disqus or third-party comment systems like it will probably do your site (and the […]