I got a flipper this summer and it is really neat!

Earlier this year while at CypherCon, I saw people using the Flipper Zero and immediately thought “Wow, that’s neat!”.  Unfortunately, I missed their kickstarter and at the time I didn’t know when it would be available.  On June 8th, they put out something on Twitter saying that they had a limited number of units available …

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Office Upgrades: I have a 3D printer

I have a 3D printer, now.  Back in 2017, I backed the Migo 3d printer on kickstarter.  In classic kickstarter fashion, it was supposed to ship in 2018 but didn’t ship until 2020.  Once it did ship, it didn’t include the correct power adapter and the thing wouldn’t work with my mac.  On top of …

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Office Upgrades: To battlestations!

Last week, I started going over upgrades that I made to the office.  This week, I figured that I would talk about upgrades to my main desk.  In November of 2020, I made some general quality of life improvements by replacing the keyboard with a Das Model S Professional Mechanical Keyboard, replacing the mouse with …

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Office Upgrades: Network Speeds Go Vroom!

In March 2020, (when the whole world went remote) I simply brought home my laptop from the office, set it up on my kitchen table, and figured that this can’t possibly last more than a few weeks.  By that fall, I figured that this might be a while and I started rebuilding my battlestation.  This …

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Why I don’t recommend buying a new cell phone

In September 2018, I bought a 128gb Pixel 2 off of eBay for $439.  In November 2018, I bought a 128gb Pixel 3 off of Google’s Play Store for $949.34.  That’s a difference of $510.34 and the Pixel 3 is just not $510.34 more phone than the Pixel 2.  I bought it during a 1-day …

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