For the past mumble years at home I’ve had an installation of Owncloud running, and one thing that’s been on my To-Do list is to put fail2ban in front of it to inconvenience any bad actors attempting to bruteforce their way into the Owncloud server (use random passwords, yo). I initially installed F2b on my […]
At this point in the game, I believe my life can only be improved with the addition of knee pads.
Wow, yeah. I was just reading a post from June 1999 where I was bemoaning my newfound gainful unemployment. In it, I had this wonderful gem: I would love to make a career out of my life-long hobby, computer science, and get paid for it. I’d be much happier. There’s a lot to be said […]
So I consulted my handyman oracles and solved my broken antenna problem. We discussed using Lock-Tite, lock washers, even going so far as to drill and tap setscrews in the side of the receiving bolts. Ultimately, the best solution offered is to drill holes through the base of the hamsticks and use lockwire to prevent […]
Didn’t want to say it, but goddamn, “The Expanse” is a damn good series. I was initially dumbfounded and flabbergasted when the first episode of the first season played out eerily similar to my sci-fi ghost story “To Dust“, I mean really, really close. But, really, physics is physics and the way you have to […]