Lost Art of Building Computers

Building a computer with your hands has become a 40-something tells a millennial as a story. Unless that millennial is a hardcore gamer and has really taken to the craft, the chances are good that they just purchased a their computers pre-built. I've recently had the opportunity to work on several computers in the last … Continue reading Lost Art of Building Computers

Three Things Thursday – 03/30/2017

Inspired by Nerd in the Brain BRING THE HAPPY! B-Day Hockey Game We had some free tickets to a local hockey game on the 24th, last weekend.  They were pretty damn good seats and we were only two rows from the ice behind the goal.  The picture is of the visiting team warming up ahead … Continue reading Three Things Thursday – 03/30/2017

Going Off the Grid

Watching a webinar recently on the Internet of Things (IoT), I had the idea to think through the idea of completely disconnecting off the grid and stopping your online electronic trail. I'll admit that this is an extreme measure that most people would not attempt as it seems impossible. Many of life's conveniences require a connected … Continue reading Going Off the Grid

Microsoft going all-in with Windows 10 strategy

It's been a bit since I last posted something geeky, and this is a good subject to geek out on I think.  In the last few months, I've installed Windows 10 in my laptop (production release) and on my HTC One M8 (pre-production release) and I'm starting to see the strategy come together.  Microsoft has … Continue reading Microsoft going all-in with Windows 10 strategy

Ponderance of future technology

I often find myself day dreaming about the future of computers and how this massive human experiment is going to play out over the next few decades.  I was well into my passion for technology when the Internet, as we know it today, became commercially available in 1992 and restriction-less (within open standard guidelines) in … Continue reading Ponderance of future technology