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  • Why I Still Use OneNote and Why It is Awesome

    I have written a lot about my note taking adventures on this blog. I have tried just about every note taking application known to men… known to me at least. My Problem With Plain Text While I have been drawn to the plain text-based applications because I like the idea of the simplicity. In reality that only works for me…

  • What I Use: Podget A Simple Podcast Aggregator

    After moving outside the city zone a couple of years ago, we no longer have access to a Fiber internet connection. So, instead of the 100/100 Megabit connection we had before we moved we are left with an awfully slow DSL broadband connection with the depressing speed of 10/1 Megabit. Before we moved I did not bother to download podcasts.…

  • What I Use: New Series Introduction

    I am starting a new series on this blog called, you guessed it, “What I use”. The intent of this series is to show how and why I use certain things. I say things because this series will not be restricted to tech and will include solutions and products in many categories. I rarely use anything by chance or anything…

  • I Replaced My FreeNAS Server With A Drobo

    I build my FreeNAS Server in 2008 with an Intel D945GCLF2 Atom 330 Dual-Core motherboard and CPU and six 1TB WD green drives. This server has been running 24/7 since then without an issue. 7 years has passed and the server has just about run out of space. For a long time, I have been exploring many possible ways to…

  • Why I Moved To WordPress

    Two years ago, I wanted a blog. At that time, I was in school and had a lot of spare time on my hand. Therefore, I thought it would be a nice learning experience to write the blog myself. I wrote the blog in Python using the Django framework and I have been using it until a week ago. The…