Ron Helwig

Taking control of my digital life

Quit LinkedIn

- Posted in Personal by

I just closed my LinkedIn account. I haven't been using it for looking for work and I don't intend to in the future. Their silly attempt to try to be a social network was a bad idea to begin with. I know there's a few people who I'll lose connection with, but that's life. I've owned and used this URL for around 25 years now. I've always intended this as the canonical place to find me, and this is

Resetting things

- Posted in Misc by

My old webhost has been ratcheting up the cost, so I figured it was about time to switch to something cheaper. I'm no longer trying to provide web development or related services, so I just need a basic setup. In addition, I've been wanting to convert more of my economic life to using freedom money, AKA cryptocurrency. So I looked for a web host that accepts it for payment. Thankfully the domain