Author: Brandon Kraft

  • Joining the Student Advisory Board

    Joining the Student Advisory Board

    In addition to my full-time work at Automattic and the family, I am also a MBA student at Midwestern State University. I’m proud to share that I’m joining the Student Advisory Board for the Dilliard College of Business Administration. MSU is primarily a traditional campus-based university, but their MBA program does offer all courses required […]

  • Statement on Frank Pavone

    Statement on Frank Pavone

    News broke that that Vatican has removed from the clerical state (e.g. defroked) Frank Pavone. Pavone is most known for founding “Priests for Life” as a pro-life group, which has been extreme in some tactics—including a video with an aborted child on a “table that is sometimes used for Mass”, the explanation he gave when […]

  • Now Using 2023

    I switched the site over to using Twenty Twenty Three yesterday with my first “real” experience with the Site Editor. I’ve created some small single-page sites with the Block Editor, but hadn’t spent real time with it. It’ll take me a little bit to get used to it, but this is overall a positive move […]

  • ActivityPub

    What the hell—added ActivityPub support to the site so you can follow the site via @kraft via Mastodon or your favorite ActivityPub-powered social site.

  • Finally Caught It

    Finally Caught It

    After avoiding for two years, I could avoid it no more. Symptomatic but mild. Bleh.

  • Incident at the Elementary School

    Incident at the Elementary School

    At my kids’ elementary at dismissal time, there was an incident of someone approaching the gate where “walkers” are dismissed to their parents. The individual seemed to be under the influence of something, and when a teacher asked him to leave, the individual struck a couple of teachers. Parents acted quickly to subdue the individual, […]