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 like there has been a bit of a resurgence there …

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 think that. And, in fact, I’m now running Linux a …

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 a variant of Linux (RouterOS which is also available on …

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 convinced me to give it a go. Previously, I was …

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!

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 I will remember the most is what Camden said when …

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.