My thoughts on the recent behavior of the Linux Kernel Community.
I did it! I moved my primary home server to FreeBSD 11, running with zfs, and managed to keep all of my home services running without issue. Except there was an issue. I have no idea why, but it seems that the network scheduler on FreeBSD does not play nicely with Emby. Whenever I tried […]
It’s no secret that I’m an open source nut. I love Linux, and use it exclusively as my desktop operating system, and my server operating systems. The great thing about open source is the choice. There are choices for operating systems, choice for web browsers, choices for timers, choices for pretty much any type of […]
What is happening to my server?! I run a bunch of servers, most of them tiny and used for redundancy, but one that is central to my business. Lately, I’ve been noticing that the main server is consistently being bombarded by high CPU usage and multiple crashes, which, when it’s the primary email handler for […]
I have a lot of projects on the go. As I’m sure most developers do, I get curious and decide I need to try and make something that’s been done a hundred times before. What I have I done that’s been done a hundred times before? Rolled some dice. It’s been done physically, and in […]
I have backed a total of 6 projects on Kickstarter. Out of those 6 projects, only one has delivered. Now I know, without a doubt in my mind, that kickstarter in itself is a crock. Crowd funding doesn’t seem to work unless it’s done by a big company that really doesn’t need the money in […]
Google is lying to us all. That may seem like a harsh statement, but it’s very true. Google, with the use of it’s PageSpeed insights tool (https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/) is making hard working developers like myself go crazy optimizing their websites. Case in point: for the past 2 days, I’ve been trying to increase a client’s pagespeed […]