World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice

Twenty-five years ago, the Union of Concerned Scientists and more than 1700 independent scientists, including the majority of living Nobel laureates in the sciences, penned the 1992 “World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity” (see supplemental file S1). These concerned professionals called on humankind to curtail environmental destruction and cautioned that “a great change in our stewardship […]


Alicloud and Terraform basic ECS creation example

Alicloud, the new cloud giant in the market, came to stay, as their services and pricing are very interesting. Alicloud, which is known as Aliyun, is Alibaba’s fastest growing business unit, having reported six successive quarters of triple digit growth. Alibaba claims that its cloud services already power over one-third of websites in China, which […]



Reverse proxy with Caddy on WordPress with SSL & Docker

WordPress uses the is_ssl() function to determine if SSL is being used in the server. In order to do this, it uses $_SERVER[‘HTTPS’] and $_SERVER[‘SERVER_PORT’] to check if they are set. The problem when you use a reverse proxy, like in almost all the installations I run, is that Apache serves the content in HTTP trough […]


Iconpong, a fork of iconping

I’ve been using iconping for years and it rocks. Sadly it doesn’t cater to all my needs and I was eager to contribute back. After seeing there are some pull requests and issues waiting for years, I decided to fork and incorporate all pull requests including my own. You can download iconpong from here.