Just watched Arrival. Wow what an interesting story line. Turns out Ted Chiang is a tech writer in Seattle and he posts much of his work online. Plus he’s won four Nebulas. Thats pretty amazing!
Well it’s summer so if you need some fun , then the Wirecutter did a nice review of soakers, the sad thing is that original pressurized soakers are no more. Laramie got acquired by Hasbro and they stopped making them and prevented peopleprevented peoplehttp://www.isoaker.com/Info/2015/01/20150102-super-soaker-is-dead.php from using their patent. Sad! Nerf SquallNerf Squall. Lots of quality […]
One of the big things happening on Amazon is that specialty food folks are using it for distribution. How convenient to great olive oils or to read Coffee Reviews and get highly rated beans with JB Roasters having lots of them: Geisha. Apparently this is the creme de la creme. Tano Batek. From Sumatra
We’ve had really great luck with Unifi and the access points are cheap and easy to manage. Now that there are mesh systems, perhaps this will change (the Eero is supposed to be great), but for the price, nothing is as good. However, as we added more users and intensity, suddenly the “square” Unifi AP […]
We’ve had good luck with the Haswell-E Xeon 1650 v3 with the ASUS X99-WS motherboard. We get a full 16 lanes of PCIe to four slots and it is very fast. Plus it has ECC for all the memory we have added. These have been great for machine learning, for computer simulation of cars and […]
Well we’ve finally run out of our stock from Europe, so off to the internet to find more. I don’t know if nyoliveoil.com is a scam, but they do have a list of top brands and things that are best in category. Ordered some and we shall see!
OK, I had a whole bunch of spurious network adapters stuck in my macOS Sierra network preferences, so I deleted them expected that USB discover would bring them back. Well, I then got a strange error message: Would you like <Insert name of adapter> to return next time it is connected to your Mac? Not […]
It used to be really complicated to mount a television on the wall, now that televisions are so small and light, it’s pretty easy you just need: Television mount. The best are tilting stands. If you have the little bit of space, this $85 unit also swivels a little which is useful if you get […]
Wow there are lots of things to think about for hard disks, the main one is the warranty and performance. Paying a little more for an enterprise drive makes some sense for a consumer because you are not BackBlaze. A failure takes time to resolve and with RAID arrays too many of them and you […]