Hello, my name is Dan Horst

I am the enterprise architect for the UETS division of central it at the University of Notre Dame. But, this is a personal website. The thoughts and ideas I post here represent my opinion and reflect my experience. I do not speak for my employer.

Questions? Comments? Want to say hi? Email me at (the letters in my email addressed are reversed to help prevent spam) moc.liamg@tsrohnad or connect via any of these fine services:


This website is designed to be fast for you and cheap for me. I use a static site builder because it meets these goals and leaves me more time for writing and other things I like to do.

Netlify (I used to use GitHub pages. Netlify lets me use Hugo and provides free HTTPS thanks to Let’s Encrypt.)
git Hosting
Site builder
Site theme
Derrived from Hugo Tufte CSS which, in turn, is based on Tufte CSS
ET Book
Service Worker
Configuration based on the work of Erik Runyon for nd.edu
Page-to-page navigation
Sped up by Turbolinks
Performance auditing