Colophon was created in 2001 and has always been hosted at DreamHost on a shared web hosting account. is built with the following free software:

The site theme is my fork of Grav's generic theme template, with support for dark or light colors based on the users' preference as indicated by the browser.'s logo is remixed from "Those very small things that can set coders off" by CommitStrip.

All original content on (excluding comments) is subject to the following copyright statement:

Copyright 2024 Brendan Kidwell
Some rights reserved. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 International license.

Reader-contributed comments on are owned by their original authors, who reserve all rights.

Previously, was built in these ways, in this order:

  1. Static files
  2. DokuWiki
  3. WordPress
  4. DokuWiki again [2018]
  5. Grav CMS [since 2024]