Sawyer Shepherd’s Blog

A Newcomer’s Commentary on 3D Printing 2022-12-02

After recently purchasing my first 3D printer, I have developed some thoughts on the technology in general.

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Book Review: A Sand County Almanac 2022-08-17

Written by environmentalist Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac is one of the most elegant pieces of nature writing I have ever read. While only formally educated in forestry, Leopold displays a mastery of language in his stunning descriptions of outwardly simple experiences.

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Can Version 0.1.0 2022-05-01

I have released my program Can on RubyGems and the Arch User Repository.

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My Response to Log4Shell 2022-02-28

I have remodeled my entire server stack to better defend against critical vulnerabilities.

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Shout-out to the Biotech Blog 2022-02-22

My friend Hanif started a blog!

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Soldering Tips from Experience 2021-11-29

Soldering is an indispensable skill for countless fields of interest, from electric luthierie to car repair. While I am not a master at soldering, I hope by sharing what I have learned I may help beginners struggling to solder clean joints.

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Fall 2021 KSU HS CTF Writeup 2021-11-13

I placed third at the end of the challenge, winning myself $50. This is how I solved the hardest and least-solved questions of each category.

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How I Run My Server 2021-11-06

My server used to be an old gaming desktop, now running Debian 11. I publish my blog with a custom static site generator written in Ruby.

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