Tag Archive: back-end

Oct 10

Writers build the web: a back-end tech diary (3)

The Raspberry-Pi: a writer’s server Assembly Ta-dah! You can see the finished result up and running, next to a small Japanese coffee cup (designed by artist Akiko Ikeda, whose fantastic picture books taught me a lot of Japanese).  

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Aug 27

Writers build the web: a back-end tech diary (2)

The Raspberry-Pi: a writer’s server Shopping, and writing a disk image to an SD Card Today I went shopping at two local tech supplies shops. The brands I chose are not especially significant, tech specs were the main issue.

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Aug 21

Writers build the web: a back-end tech diary (1)

The Raspberry-Pi: a writer’s server My website was down again. I walked into the dark narrow server-room. There was a low whispery hum. Fans cooling hard drives—surely a good sign. I looked at the tiny blue, green and orange LEDs. Some were glowing in a relaxed fashion; some were flashing as though they might be …

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