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How to install Matomo (Piwik) on DigitalOcean

I had a recent spike in traffic but since removing Google Analytics, I had no way to know how much traffic was coming my way. I removed Google Analytics for privacy reasons but I still would like to have some data while still respecting a visitors privacy. Introducing Matomo.

Review of Minaal Daily Bag

With the addition of my new laptop, I wanted a fancy new day bag to go along with it. I needed a bag mostly for city life in Bologna to go out to cafes and short day trips outside of the city.

My Linux environment and the apps I used to replace MacOS

I’m subscribed to a bunch of Linux-focused websites and subreddits. I love reading articles about peoples setup, applications they use, and how they customized it. …

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Review of System76 Oryx Pro Linux Laptop

I switched from MacOS to Linux about two months ago. The transition wasn’t a big deal as I was already familiar with the Linux environment …

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My Internet Firewall

Here are the tools I use to help protect my security and privacy on the internet.

Don’t eat at St. Mark’s Square – Venice, Italy

Venice has had it rough the last few years. As I was doing research for this article, I found that people have been writing about …

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I’m Speaking at TravelCon

I'm happy to announce that I'll be speaking at the first TravelCon taking place in Austin, Texas from September 20-22nd. I'll be speaking on WordPress and eCommerce.

How I Organize My Photos

I am obsessed with backing up, organizing, and making my photos accessible from anywhere. I lost a history of photos a few years ago then told myself I would never lose a single photo again.

We’re Moving to Italy

It took me over four years to be recognized as an Italian citizen then in 2014 I was officially recognized. We’re finally ready to move …

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What I Learned From Demoing VR to Hundreds of People

I demonstrated virtual reality at Automattic’s annual company Grand Meetup of +400 people over the course of a week. On some nights we went until …

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