I have been putting off the application for a week or so because of how dense it is. Maybe a lovely bowl of soup will help my level of motivation?Continue reading "I am working on my Chinese Visa application, today."
After not really doing much with my blog for a while, I decided to tweak it a bit. I moved it from steinbring.net to blog.jws.app, changed the theme, and moved it to a new server. My intention is to use the blog more often and create some new stuff off of the jws.app domain.Continue reading "Website Update"
I have been promising to write this post, for a while. A few months back, I spent some significant time looking at what technology I need in my life. I do not believe that I have reached techno-zen yet but I am getting closer.Continue reading "How Joe Computes (or Adventures in Absurdity)"
Anybody who knows me well enough knows that I am a bit of a packrat. I have been trying to work on that. I think I have settled on a good plan. I am going to get rid of one thing per day. “Get rid” could mean donating, selling, or simply tossing. This plan does not mean …Continue reading "Joe’s New “Life Hack”: Getting Rid of One Thing Per Day"
As you may know, I have recently joined the ranks of the remote knowledge worker. When Quality Matters hired me, I made the decision to get an office outside of the house. Since QM does not reimburse for office space, my budget was limited. I decided that it made sense to aim for a solution …Continue reading "Coworking in Milwaukee"
I have accepted a web application developer position at The Quality Matters Program. Quality Matters is “a faculty-centered, peer review process that is designed to certify the quality of online and blended courses.” Put simply, they provide a seal of approval for quality online courses. Their business systems are written in ColdFusion, so I will …Continue reading "New Year, New Job"
So, I have been eying the K-TOR Pocket Socket 2 for a little while now. It is a 10 watt, 120 volt crank generator. This weekend, my brother gave me one for my birthday. I was so excited about it that I decided to post a video about it. It is definitely a neat little …Continue reading "Joe received a new toy for his birthday"
If you do not already know, the Internet Archive‘s Wayback Machine is a service that crawls the internet and saves a cache of websites. This provides the ability to look at what a website used to look like. The problem is that smaller sites would only get crawled occasionally. The service is operated by a non-profit and …Continue reading "Use the Wayback Machine to archive your site"
IPv4 addresses are divided into five classes. Each IP address class has a different maximum number of IPs that exist within it. Class First Octet Range Default Subnet Mask Maximum Number of Hosts Per Network A 1-127 255.0.0.0 16,777,214 Hosts (2^24-2) B 128-191 255.255.0.0 65,534 Hosts (2^16-2) C 192-223 255.255.255.0 254 Hosts (2^8-2) D 224-239 …Continue reading "What are IP address classes?"