So, the last post was about 3d printering. Specifically a small FDM machine I’m rebuilding/upgrading. One of the really cool things about this repair/rebuild/upgrade process, is switching to Marlin firmware.
Continue reading making it mine
Yeah, so… The Monoprice Select Mini I raved about is still a good first printer. I’m paraphrasing a HaD writer here, but it is the model-T of 3d printers.
Even with a failed heater circuit (dead short through the FET, scary!)… it’s a good machine. In the span of a few evenings, I’ve set up a RAMPS configuration under it.
Continue reading threedee printering version two point oh!
Jim Comey testified before the legislative branch. Some of the things he talked on concerned me a great deal. They do not surprise me, very little regarding our government does any more.
I don’t generally trust law enforcement, certainly not at the federal level. But, I have to say, this guy came across as believable, honest, and concerned.
What comes next is yet to be seen, but it could get real damned interesting.
Dulce, New Mexico
Groom Dry Lake
What do these locations have in common? They are reportedly related to U.F.O. and E.T. research.
They all also fit the conditions for testing something you don’t want in the public eye.
Continue reading spaaaaaaaaaaaaace…
Former CIA director Brennan testified today before the US federal government regarding Trump/Russia collusion.
The CIA director at the head of the ship when it came to light that US intelligence is literally hacking everything on the planet that they can. If you’re interested in cyberwarfare stuff that the Russians might have, he’s yer guy… sure.
Continue reading captain hack testifies in open hearing
Sometimes I do things that my girlfriend looks at and replies, “Not everyone can do that”.
Well, I’m going to prove her wrong.
Continue reading holding them accountable
I’ve posted about the humble Raspberry Pi before. A mighty-mouse computer, the size of a credit card or package of small candies. Despite its small size, a quad-core 1.0+ gHz computer that runs linux.
Continue reading a zillion and one uses
Tech Support: “What seems to be the problem?”
floz: “My internet is slow as heck.”
TS: “What kind of computer are you using?”
TS: “Windows or Mac?”
floz: “Neither… I mean, I have two windows machines, a macbook, and half a dozen linux machines. What do you need?”
TS: “We need to use the Windows machine.”
floz: “For what?”
TS: “We need to run a traceroute.”
floz: “dude… seriously? traceroute is cross-platform. It even runs on my router.”
So… I’ve gone round and round with this company for months, while their service continues to degrade.
I’ve purchased a fair amount of kit, eliminating network issues on the LAN side, and carefully configuring each piece as I improve the overall system.
Yet, I still continue to have foolish damn problems with the connection.
phase 1: automate network tests, record to .csv and publish on the web… also, share this with TWC via social media
web link: myispsucks!
phase 2: if phase 1 doesn’t get their attention, automate tweets to their service goons every time performance dips below a reasonable threshold.
phase 2b: shop the competition, and fire these idiots.
Yup, I tend to be angry about a lot of things. There are a lot of things that people should be angry about.