I’ve been toying with the idea of home automation for several years. The expense has been one of the highest priorities, as I don’t like spending where it’s not necessary. With some bonus money over the past year or two, I’ve been able to make some additions that didn’t break the bank. I was looking […]
Category: Tech Stuff
Stuff dealing with the site or anything else technical
I’ve decided to go back to the simplicity of WordPress… going to go back to putting updates here. Not that I’ve been posting any updates anywhere else… I’ve been thinking about it, though.
My first experience with a computer, if I remember correctly, was playing the Atari with Dad in the living room of the trailer we lived in the early 1980s. I distinctly remember playing pong, but there may have been other games. While some of you may not consider that a computer, I will take this […]
I’ve recently started using two tools for writing that are new to me. Bubbl.us is a mind mapping tool (think brainstorm chart) that helps put ideas on your screen. It really helps put all ideas on the screen in a manner that makes it easy to weed out weak ideas for the stronger ones (or […]
I have spent a long time working on our network here at the house. One of my primary purposes for doing this is media consumption. While constantly consuming media is not something I would recommend, it helps to make things run as smoothly as possible and user friendly for the whole family. What seems like […]
I had a little trouble with it at first, but it really seems to be taking a positive direction at this point. I still have some tweaking I’d like to do, but I’m happy with it so far. We’ll see how much tweaking I’m allowed.
I completed my Associates Degree of Applied Sciences in Instrumentation and graduated on May 12, 2011 with a 3.907 GPA. As most people know, education does not end with graduation. I’m currently pursuing a few courses that will help in my current line of work, Process Control, in September. I’ve also decided to get back […]
As a student, I get access to some software at discounted prices. I bought a legal copy of Windows 7 from Microsoft for $30 at win741.com. I installed it the night of the release a week ago. I installed an early beta version some time ago, and it didn’t impress me much. This, so far, […]
Well… a little bit has happened since my last post. I finished my second semester, and yes, I finished with a 4.0.Â I started the first summer session, and I’m doing well in that class, although, it’s much harder than any other class I’ve taken so far.Â Digital Applications is the class I’m taking, and […]
I’m going back.Â I spent three and a half months on Ubuntu and enjoyed it.Â I had a few problems that kept creeping up on me, and instead of working through it, I decided to just go the easy way and drop Ubuntu… for now. It’s hard to describe the problems, but I’m sure of […]