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Vosonic X'S-Drive Pro VP-300

I end up with a lot of weird electronics, and today was no exception: A Vosonic X’S-Drive Pro VP-300 has come into my posession. As to what exactly it is and what you’re meant to use it for, I’m not entirely sure.

On Social Media

For a while, I’ve been considering setting up a GNU Social instance. Needless to say that most other forms of ‘social media’ are hostile, considering their data mining and restriction of freedoms, but rms has some wonderful pages on that so I won’t get into that. However, I will write about why I’m not going to be setting up a GNU social instance. These are not technical reasons, just reasons it wouldn’t be useful for me.

Customizing Windows installers

I felt a need to make a custom installer image of Windows 7 for my desktop. This means including the Intel USB 3 and Pro 1000 ethernet controllers. I had a lot of uh… fun… doing so.

More site updates

So I finally got fed up (during a meeting) and decided to rewrite my site to be entirely static except stuff that actually needs to be a CGI script, so that’s what I’m doing as I write this.

Sanely building Cyanogenmod 13

Part 2 of why you should never try to do any form of Android development ever.

Remotely building Cyanogenmod 13

Part 1 of why you should never try to do any form of Android development ever.

Making Windows Sane to use

Whether you have to use Windows for work, or are still running Windows for games, if you have any form of income and work in IT you probably have to use Windows. Windows is generally known as a Bad Thing, but it’s often not an individual’s choice. As such, I present to you, a guide to making Windows Sane

An advertising company for the advertising age

I got bored a while ago, and came up with an idea to capitalize on people’s brand-centricness.

Blog updates

So I rewrote the backend for the whole site, including this blog page.

Adventures in btrfs

btrfs is quite possibly the greatest filesystem ever. Okay, I can’t really say that because I haven’t tried zfs yet (one day…), but it has some really cool features.

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