Joe’s New “Life Hack”: Getting Rid of One Thing Per Day

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 …

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Use the Wayback Machine to archive your site

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 …

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What are IP address classes?

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 …

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