Annika Backstrom

Hi, I'm Annika Backstrom. I'm a software engineer living in New Hampshire, US. This is where I blog.

  1. My Ansible Holy Grail: Bootstrapping a VPS

    Hey, my grail can be whatever I want it to be.

  2. PC Build (December 2016 Edition)

    Details on my Core i5 Z170 Radeon RX 480 build.

  3. Goats in the Machine

  4. Open Letter to Maggie Hassan

    I'm writing in to voice my support for Senator-elect Hassan, and to express a desire for more frequent communications from her and her staff.

  5. Love Each Other

    We can disagree and still love each other, unless...

  6. How "Oldschool" Graphics Worked

    "The 8-Bit Guy" explains how color and graphics worked on old 8-bit systems like the NES and Apple II.

  7. OK Uber, that's not creepy or anything

    When targeting marketing gets personal.

  8. Bullshit

    Harry Frankfurt, "Bullshit!"

  9. Priorities

    The daily struggle

  10. Early Adoption

    Quick shout out to mth-ci-runner-1, which was GitLab CI runner #22.

And older things.