Librem 5 First Thoughts

Okay, I’ve been playing with this for less than 24 hours and it’s not my daily driver phone or anything, so… disclaimer. If you’re not familiar with Purism, they’re the makers of absolutely gorgeous tech for the technoparanoid. (They also...

Backups FTW!

I could say it’s because I’m a DBA and SysAdmin and it’s an occupational hazard, and frequently do.  I could also say it’s because I’m neurotic.  😉  But it’s probably the most honest to say, “Because I once experienced a...

I am a winner!

I went to the Atlanta PowerShell Users Group tonight.  The topic was tips and tricks.  My trick was this script, which task scheduler reads to me in the morning. Assuming you use Hiveminder–and you should, because it’s awesome–you only have to edit...

SQL Saturday #111

As always, I had an awesome time at SQL Saturday.  I heard at least two people say that the SQL community is full of genuinely nice people, and it certainly seems to be true.  I followed a bunch of new people on Twitter and won a Kindle Fire! (By the way, if...

This Saturday is SQL Saturday!

This Saturday, I’ll be joining all the SQL geeks (including someone who’s been my friend since 1996) to listen to talks on SQL at the GSU campus in Alpharetta.  I’d say “Be there or be square!” but it’s sold out, so, alas, if...

Patch Tuesday

If you’re like me, you have Patch Tuesday on your calendar.  In fact, if you’re like me, you’re running something like this at home! with your linux desktop checking itself and your Windows desktop for available patches via Nagios! No?  It’s...

Cat Geekery

So, I have the Withings wifi scale.  It gives me pretty graphs and posts my weight as an accountability thing, to keep me from gaining it all back. My cats are using my Withings scale. Admittedly, I do tend to ask them, “What are you doing? Are you crazy?”...

Software Update

I moved to WordPress. Mainly because of the ease of upgrades. Compared to Movable Type upgrades, well, damn. My commute is so ugly these days (hence the radio silence) that that makes a big difference to me. So. How are you? Happy New...

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