Https Everywhere!

Today I switched my site from an HTTP (insecure) connection to an HTTPS (secure) connection, which means that your connection to this site is secured with strong encryption, so that your traffic to my site can't be read, even if it's intercepted by another party. For a static site like mine, https isn't the most important thing in the world. (All of my posts are generated by Jekyll, so even I don't log into anything but the server, and I update with a git push. I find this thrilling.)

Still, enabling HTTPS on a site is a good exercise in modern security practices. The Electronic Frontier Foundation is advocating for and enabling strong encryption all across the web, and...