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Analog Synthesizer Heaven/Hell

I have been seriously pondering buying another synthesizer. I originally was eyeing a Virus Ti but am now thinking about trying to fix my Virus Classic (it has a few quirks) and buying an analog synthesizer of some sort. Seems … Continue reading

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Of Plex and hardlinks

For a long time, I always thought iTunes was Apple’s best feature up until relatively recently. It, plus a few other things Apple with the user experience that I am not a fan of, has caused me to no longer … Continue reading

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Trying Out Linux Containers (LXC), Plus LOOONG Delay In Posting

Wow shows how busy I was to now post here in over a year. In fact right at the year mark I added a new RouterBoard CCR1009 to my setup having had such good luck with the CRS109. It’s quite … Continue reading

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Finally Gave RouterBoard a Try

I’ve been wanting to try out a RouterBoard for a long while. I ran into them many moons ago in Linux Journal and just could never quite justify it until now. RouterBoards are, as the name implies, routers which run … Continue reading

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Fully online RAID1 to RAID10 migration using Btrfs

I have actually been running Btrfs on our home NAS for a while. At first I was sort of turned off by the name and a bit by the folks behind if. But a nice article over at Ars Technica … Continue reading

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Watched the New Cosmos

And it was absolutely glorious! Really hope it was a ratings success as well as this show deserves to be on TV and on prime-time. So good!

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Merry Christmas!

Christmas was lovely this year. The usual material possessions were exchanged with some nice surprises. My mom gave me a dive knife, for instance, which was a total surprise! Likewise, Camden got some neat things. But I think the thing … Continue reading

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Chaucer, 1997-2013

I can’t imagine there ever being a dog quite like Chaucer. He’s had a good life and certainly made mine ever so special. I’m gonna miss you good buddy. See you again someday.

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Second Impressions of Django

Since my first impressions of Django were generally cautiously optimistic, I opted to keep at it to see how things go. There’s still plenty to learn but so far, but the framework is turning out to be beautiful. Not necessarily … Continue reading

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First Impressions of Django

I have wanted to have an excuse to try Django for a long while and decided to give it a go. I have been thinking about expanding on my Aquariduino controller idea and adding to it a web-based application that … Continue reading

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