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Something New

I've decided to switch a new publishing system for Ambienttraffic. For lots of reasons! You can still get to my old content here, but I'm going to start building something new. Maybe I'll migrate the old stuff, maybe I won't. The goal is to create more starting now and hopefully this system will help me do it.

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