I started this blog in 2004. Since that time, there have been a lot of changes in writing and publishing your own online content.
To give a bit of perspective, back in January 2004, WordPress had only (by a matter of days) hit 1.0, and still wasn't really a thing yet. Back then, it was really only Blogger (newly acquired by Google), or older services like LiveJournal that allowed you to have a blog. To give even more perspective, even MySpace wasn't really a thing yet.
So, in the 16 years that I have maintained this blog, I have … Read more →