computers

Being a Successful Idiot

I started off trying to write this post last night with a long and complicated explanation of my experience when I first got my job. I scraped all of that in favor of something much simpler: when I started out as a real world developer (see: getting paid)...

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Coding In OS X

I’ve decided that using my new(ish), shiny, unibody Macbook Pro as an overpowered and over priced Roku to watch Netflix is kind of a waste. It’s been a long while since I have done any significant development on an Apple, so why not see how things have changed?...

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FreeNAS, An Experiment In Awesomeness

For the longest time, I have had an old computer running Ubuntu with your typical samba setup so I could keep my music, videos, and backups stored in one spot, in a RAID 1 array of course. Where this setup sucks is when you want to handle using...

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Transform and Roll Out…Your New Server!

The title is lame, I know. But this is my blog not yours, so I will do what I want!   Once I started messing with VPSs, I quickly discovered that manually setting one up is a pain. I discovered this because unlike normal people, I enjoy experimenting...

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