The shot of the glazing projects was from earlier tonight at the start of class – and isn’t even everything, because I missed one more large bowl on the first pass. Due to low bandwidth at the studio, my phone gave up on uploading the image and waited until I was home before it posted. […]

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I know, cliche, right? My laptop’s been doing some screwy things since I installed the last round of updates (the April Update or Spring Update or whatever the hell they ended up calling it.) So much so that my new iMac arrives next week. But enough of about that. You know how you can open […]

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Part of cutting back on Facebook use is the realization there’s an awful lot of stuff that’s ended up over there that should have been over here. I built a Lego Saturn V. I created a bunch of stuff on the 3D printer. I wrote things. I argued about stuff. I took photos. There’s been a […]

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News broke last week of a massive breach at Equifax, one of the big-three credit ratings agencies. Much of the commentary has focused on the company’s handling of the incident and the scale of the breach, an estimated 143 million people. You’re likely one of those 143 million affected, and the information breached is as […]

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As promised… First, the background and hardware. The home network is pretty complicated, but the important components for this are: The NASNAS stands for Network Attached Storage. It’s a standalone box of hard drives, with over 8 TB of total storage for all the various things. It gets used for computer backups and so on, […]

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I wrote this as part of my costume for Con this year.   I frowned impatiently at the spinning compass. Sailing the trade routes of the South Pacific was boring work, rarely providing anything like the adventures I had always secretly craved, and I didn’t like the possibilities a broken compass was likely to offer. […]

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