Category Archive: Geekery

Apr 15

The Finished Product

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It was pointed out (rightly) that I left off an important part of the build presentation: a picture of the completed model. Allow me to remedy that! All things considered, it’s a neat little model. Not sure if I want to do another build like this one any time soon, though…

Apr 12

Idle Hands, In Time Lapse

Ingredients: One (1) box containing many small plastic parts, some stickers, and instructions for assembling said parts into a model car. One (1) tablet with a copy of Lapse It Pro installed. One (1) tray table with lip to prevent plastic parts from sliding off onto the floor. Two (2) hands with which to assemble …

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Apr 02

Starred Due Valley

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Having wandered away from Guild Wars 2 lately, I dabbled with Diablo III for a while until someone sent me a gift on Steam: Stardew Valley. You may have heard of it. It’s really working for me. I can farm crops, I can raise animals, I can craft things, I can arrange my domain how …

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Mar 24

4200 minus 2700 equals Headache

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For most of the calendar year so far we at work have been plowing through a massive reorganization, upgrade, and consolidation of our servers. One of the last stages of this consolidation & upgrade process involved upgrading our Kaseya environment. During the shuffle I found some quirks. For instance, the UserProfiles directory contains roughly 4200 …

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Feb 27

End of an Era

Farewell, Node1 server. Long live Node2. Email has been on Google Apps for a couple weeks now with no problems, websites are all migrated to the new box, and nothing remains of any use on the old system. So, I just turned off and removed the Linode VM of the old server. Had to do …

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Feb 18

WordPress and comment email

I… may have only just a few minutes ago fixed a setting that prevented WordPress (and anything else PHP-based) on this new server from sending email. Whoops. No comment notifications, for instance. On the upside, if this is the worst mistake I make throughout this process then I’ve done pretty damned well.

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