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Podcasts I Listen To In 2019

It has been about five years since I last wrote about the podcasts I listen to and there has been some changes. So, I thought it was time to update the list. While most of these podcasts have a weekly release some is by weekly. In making this list I was a bit surprised by how…

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I Replaced My Drobos With A FreeNAS Server

It has been a few years since I replace my trusty old FreeNAS server with two old Drobos. You can read about that in my article I Replaced My FreeNAS Server With a Drobo. However, now it is finally…. time to replace those Drobos with a proper FreeNAS server. FreeNAS I first started playing with FreeNAS back…

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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…

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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…

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I Replaced My FreeNAS Server With A Drobo

Edit: I recently replaced the Drobos with at FreeNAS server. You can read about it in my article 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…

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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…