Category Archives: technology

You do have backups … right?

Photos are among the most important data we have because they are potentially irreplaceable. Other files can be just as valuable. How do we keep them safe? Continue reading

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Is web hosting still a thing?

*Is web hosting still a thing?* An elevator pitch about my preferred web hosting provider: most bang for the buck, and stellar customer satisfaction. Guaranteed. Continue reading

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Maybe Colemak is smarter than Dvorak?

Dvorak is my fastest and preferred layout on mobile. Oddly, this does not translate at all to physical keyboards. I’ve made several attempts at using Dvorak on the desktop computer and it still eludes me. I am now taking an interest in the “Colemak” keyboard layout. Continue reading

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Setting up a home network

Even before I started planning my new home, I knew that I wanted a wired network built right in. A quick count revealed that I was dealing with 22 network sockets, so using “proper” network hardware would be a smart move. Here’s what I did. Continue reading

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Your Password is Too Damn Short

Writing about passwords is like beating a dead horse. It’s not very exciting, I know. But this needs to be said, and repeated often: sorry, but your passwords just aren’t good enough. Continue reading

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