Jimmy Theis

NOV 24, 2011

Yet Another Reload

Here we go again. If you're someone who has ever followed my blogs in the past, you know that about once a year I just scrap everything and start over, usually due to a system upgrade or because I broke something. Well, that time of the year has come again, but for some slightly different reasons.

First off, I have noticed this pattern of never having a blog that's more than a year old, and I do see it as a potential problem, because I may eventually have something interesting to say that may be useful more than eight months in the future. I'm not saying that it's happened yet, but I'm not ruling out the possibility.

Second, I think I'm finally growing out of this idea that I need to play system administrator for all the things I depend on, so I've decided to move my blog to "The Cloud" where it can be safe from my sometimes very stupid hands. This is probably the best decision I've made in a while. Part of this decision includes switching from Wordpress to Octopress, which I have to admit, makes me feel very comfortable writing posts so far.

Third, I did have a lot of posts about my work at Microsoft as a summer intern, and while there was nothing particularly top secret about the content of those posts, it's probably easier if I don't claim responsibility for things I say or infer about the company, especially now that I'll be going to work full time for a company besides Microsoft. I'm sure I'll mention it from time to time, but we'll take that as it comes.

I'm excited to be making big decisions about my social media life, and I really like the Octopress platform so far. I'm sure I'll have more to say about it, and I imagine I'll configure it some more and discuss my thoughts on it in the future once I've actually used it some more.

Cheers, and Happy Thanksgiving.