TL;dr For web demos, use docker and docker-compose to bring up your entire system on your local Macbook. For hardware demos, use a big beefy wireless router and your phone as a hotspot to blow through and create your own network. Web Demos These days basically everyone has to do demos on the road. Some […]
Well after you read the tutorial on docker, you find that there are least 1M ways that people build docker images. In trolling through the docker.com and github.com, here are the best practices: Believe in micro services. If you are putting more than one major function into a container, you probably want two of them. […]
Ok there is a place that is actually beyond the bleeding edge and I guess I’m right there. Fortunately there are amazing folks like Luxas, Rhess and the folks at Hypriot that are right there with me, but here is what I’ve learned about docker and its internals and how it handles clustering. But TL;dr […]
Wow getting back to copying CDs and FLACs. I had completely forgotten which tools to use. Well a quick Google let to a Reddit thread and a cool tool XLD which does what you want. Does FLAC decoding and encoding. Also handles file naming properly. Awesome!
Well if you somehow can’t afford the $128K Pascal server that nVidia just announced (I can’t imagine why), what should someone do if they want to do some machine learning? Well, unfortunately, there are no cheap good alternatives right now as we are in the middle of the Maxwell to Pascal transition with nVidia and […]
It is a good idea to monitor your credit scores and it used to cost a fortune to do it. Fortunately if you have a Discover card or have a Bank of America account, you can do this for free. So good luck!
Well if you have a corrupted JPEG, how do you get it back? http://thelawlers.com/Blognosticator/?p=795 points out that Adobe Photoshop has a built in recovery application. So if you have something that doesn’t open in Mac Preview, try to load it in Adobe Photoshop. I tried this and although the image as distorted (it was shifted […]
OK, with the new M.2 SSDs and also lots of SSDs, you do need to be careful when building machines. Here are some notes: The new M.2 slots on motherboards share PCI Express slots with SATA. So when you install your SSDs, make sure you do not use the SATAs that are dedicated to the […]
It is incredible what folks charge for things that should be free. They seem to rely on people forgetting what is going on and automatic charging. My buddy Holden had a web site package for $140 a year that was essentially just forwarding email. If you have the same problem here is how to get […]