While I’m quite a fan of having the server set up so that it uses the authorized keys rather than passwords for logging in via SSH, I still want to […]

Using SSH (Secure SHell – basically an encrypted communication and control system from one computer to another) is a wonderful way to get connection from one computer to another, especially […]

So I had quite a few problems in getting a new Raspberry Pi box to be a server for my files, even copying all of the settings from one /etc/samba/smb.conf […]

I regularly run backups of my data. I have specific Raspberry Pis connected to external USB drives and my house network, and they back each other up. I have two […]

I had an issue with my 3D printer where the SD card stopped responding. The system knows when one is inserted, but when I try to browse the folders it […]

I finally bit the bullet and decided it was time to upgrade my laptop to 64 bit. Years back when I last looked into making a decision about 32 vs. […]

Beginning with Ada

So I’ve been thinking about trying out the Ada programming language for some time, but I kept putting it off. Learning a new language enough to actually be productive in […]


So, I’m an electrical engineer, and I’ve seen quite a few articles and comments from other engineers going on about how bad Arduino is in practical use. I can’t even […]

Well, it’s cheesy, but it’s also a logical place to start. We had a break-in to our garage a few nights ago, which is the second time that it has […]