April 09, 2018
In today’s episode of “discontinued stuff that I rely on,” enter the Logitech G700s mouse. Feast your
eyes on this:
Before there was the G700s, there was the G700, which was, for all intents and purposes, identical to this mouse but
without some of the graphics on the mouse.
April 08, 2018
I can’t quit you babe…
I honestly can’t stop using hardware that isn’t made anymore. Today, I’ll be discussing my favorite keyboard, the Apple
Wired USB Keyboard without the num-keys. Let’s break down why I can’t stop using this keyboard.
December 28, 2017
For those of us nerds who have been running Linux on the desktop for years now, the addition of systemd in recent
releases has opened up some interesting user service management solutions. While not often discussed,
is a per-user systemd service management system which sports most if not all of the features of the parent PID 1
November 26, 2017
It’s Q4 of 2017 and I’m in the market for new hardware. I’ve been wanting new monitors for my desktop for some time now,
so I thought I’d provide my process and my findings for what’s important for modern desktop monitors.
Displays are something that will likely outlast multiple PC builds, so it’s important to choose displays that will last
as long as possible, taking into account features you’d like to retain for the next 5-10 years. We’ll now discuss the
various facets of choosing the right monitor.
February 01, 2017
Blue-green deployments with Route 53 involve transferring traffic from one endpoint to another using weighted DNS
records. We can automate this relatively easily via the AWS CLI and
jq, though there are a few things
that are left to be desired: the syntax is quite verbose for updating DNS records.