Category Archives: Technology

September 10, 2014

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I can’t and won’t comment on yesterday’s fruit event but the one more thing moment was great. I hope this continues. Photo via theverge

September 8, 2014

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Twitter goes Facebook by injecting foreign content into your stream and Twitter’s New “Buy” Button Lets You Make In-Tweet Purchases There was a time with Jack Dorsey dreamt of a service that literally saved the world. Using the simplicity of SMS and the fact that SMS is built into literally every single cell-phone sold in the […]

August 26, 2014

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via Shawn Blanc: Since the Synology is attached directly to my modem, it has its own connection to the Internet. But all NAS drives connect direct to the modem (usually). The Synology is cool because, since it has its own operating system, it doesn’t require a dedicated Mac in order for the files to be […]

August 8, 2014

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The home network project is almost complete. It took quite a bit of work, a full weekend and I had to take a day off work to make the final progress to the core infrastructure. I still have to do a few more cable drops and finalize the setup of one more access point then […]

August 5, 2014

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Since my post last week, Justin.TV is no more. I’m not really sure why I feel so sad about this news. I haven’t visited the site in a while. I just have those fond memories of the start of the site and how JTV jump-started my move to San Francisco. Justin.TV posted a video that’s […]

July 30, 2014

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Tonight, I’m configuring the Cisco ISR 2811 & Cisco SGE 2000. A lot of cabling and other equipment already arrived! Going to be a fun weekend

July 30, 2014

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“Google Seals Deal to Buy Twitch for $1 Billion” via Variety. Twitch was created by the founders of Justin.tv, a website designed for users to “lifecast” themselves with online video. After a growing number of videogamers began using Justin.tv to broadcast their gameplay, the company launched the dedicated Twitch.tv service in mid-2011. Privately held Twitch […]

July 29, 2014

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Last week, I wrote about some ideas around improving the networking setup at the new house. It’s a nice place but a few of us are sharing a lot via my single WiFi router and I’d like to make improvements. Here are the key reasons for a change: Stable and fast network throughput to every […]

July 24, 2014

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Please no. I only use one irreplaceable Google service. I can live without YouTube and there’s not a single other product I use from them…seriously. When they killed Latitude, I was pretty hurt because i used Latitude for life-tracking so I could see KMLs for where I had physically been the last 5 years…every moment […]

July 23, 2014

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I’m planning out some home networking changes and posted to Reddit to get some feedback. The readers here are pretty tech-savvy but I think everything is covered. I’m working out a diagram today but the shopping list I think is set in stone.  The only research I want to do is around picking the right […]