My hard drive is failing, and I’m about to replace it. That means it’s time to check the backups, to make sure they are functional. This short article describes my home backup system. You might find this useful for setting up your own backups. Continue reading My Home Backup System (Triple Backups)
There was a sales slowdown on ebay. Partly, it’s seasonal – the summer is rough on sales – but the other thing that happened was that I had to clean out the garage of my late father’s hoard. This is taking a lot of work. It’s also far less profitable than reselling. Reselling was going to double monthly for a couple months, and I was looking at renting a storage space. Well, dehoarding is a lot different, and a whole different business model. Continue reading Update: Sales Slowdown
You push “Post” and wait for the spinner… and it never posts.
You can’t push the “Post” button again because the interface has been screened off by a gray layer that blocks your clicks. Continue reading Resubmitting a Failed Form (Ebay and other sites)
I just installed one of these at home, and it’s great. It reminds me of OpenWRT, the open source router firmware, in that it allows you to turn the router into a WiFi client, a wireless bridge, an access point, or a range extender. It’s super-cheap at around $25, and extremely easy to configure with the provided configuration wizard.
Continue reading TP-Link TL-WA801ND: Nice
January 9, 1998: Google’s filed for its PageRank patent on that day. Continue reading When Does the PageRank Patent Expire? January 9, 2018