The Second Draft

By Ashton Wiersdorf

Write one to throw away.

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Life Hacks: Text Notifications

11 August 2018

Life Hacks: Text Notifications

Leaving Facebook

23 June 2018

Deutsche Übersetzung folgt.

My Wedding

26 May 2018

I got married last week!


19 February 2018

I came across a quote posted by a friend of mine that read:


18 November 2017

I once asked my dad over email how to improve my the potency of my words and thoughts. His reply came back as one word:

Rapid Website Development with Mojolicious and Polymer

9 November 2017

My girlfriend works for BYU SA—it’s the division of BYU that’s responsible for planning and running events. As part of her job, she has to review song lyrics and make sure that the song is okay to play at BYU functions.

Eh, Docker, we have a problem here…

26 October 2017

Quick note for those who don’t know about Docker: Docker is a program that lets me take packaged-up programs (called images or containers) and run them without having to worry much about dependencies.

Why a Blog?

23 September 2017

Ever since returning home from my mission to Germany in September of 2016, I have tried to to reduce how much I have interacted with Facebook. It is not a platform for writing, which is what I want to do. I’ve decided to use a blog for the sake of publishing my ideas.

Emacs Tips and Tricks

23 September 2017

Emacs Tips and Tricks


23 September 2017

Hello. My name is Ashton Wiersdorf. I usually introduce myself with my first and last name, and a firm handshake. Since we’re interacting via the Internet, I’ll forgo that step of my customary greeting. I am a student studying computer science at Brigham Young University. More about me later…