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Jackson city water…

Jackson city water…

jhAug 15, 20221 min read

Out of the past two months there has been like a week and a half without a boil water notice. You would think that this would mean the Southern standard…

Top Ten Data Services Revisited

jhAug 10, 20225 min read

Editor’s note: This article is a “respin” of a joke SEO-gaming that makes Google and other search engines practically useless. Fortunately, Google has a plan. Unfortunately, the bad actors are…

An update on the Surface Pro 8

An update on the Surface Pro 8

jhAug 8, 20221 min read

Editor’s note: The featured image at the top is not just a black square. It was a photo of the author illuminated solely by the power adapter light. It’s working…

New Gadget: Surface Pro 8

New Gadget: Surface Pro 8

jhAug 6, 20223 min read

Back in the late 90s and early 2000s, there were all sorts of fun exciting gadgets. However, with the advent of the smartphone, in particular the BlackBerry and later the…

Minor frustrations

Minor frustrations

jhAug 5, 20221 min read

Surveying the damage on the bot after the event. At first, I thought the weapon was warped as it definitely wobbles when spun. It is not warped. It is perfectly…

Quick update

Quick update

jhAug 3, 20221 min read

Bye, disk This past weekend I competed at the InnerSpace Brewing Tap Room Tapout #9. This was my first combat robotics event. I did alright. Through some weirdness, robotcombatevents.com has…

You must take the most efficient route

You must take the most efficient route

jhAug 2, 20222 min read

You get this nice scenic route planned out. It took a few hours, but it’s perfect. Somehow, it’s actually 15 minutes faster than Google’s most efficient route. You send it…

What if…

jhJul 28, 20221 min read

What if, in the name of security, we forced systems to be connected to the public internet and added a fragile dependency to an online service? I bet people would…

Wordle 403

Wordle 403

jhJul 27, 20221 min read

Wordle 403 4/6* ⬛⬛⬛⬛⬛⬛🟨⬛⬛⬛⬛🟩🟨🟩⬛🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

USPS delivers early

jhJul 27, 20221 min read

I know everyone gives @usps grief, and I certainly want to know the why when something takes a week and half to travel a couple of hours away, but rarely…

One of many reasons to stay off social media

jhJul 27, 20221 min read

A big shout out to the stupidly wealthy out there that have the common decency to keep their private matters private. Also, a big shout out to the normal folk…

Top 10 Data Solutions

Top 10 Data Solutions

jhJul 23, 20224 min read

There are many solutions for data out there. It is difficult to sort through the available choices. Our editors have compiled a list of the top ten data solutions on…

Bad news, good news

Bad news, good news

jhJul 23, 20221 min read

The bad news is that I chose a timing pulley that is way too small for the shaft of my weapon motor. Basically, if I drill it out it will…

Wordle 398

Wordle 398

jhJul 22, 20221 min read

Wordle 398 5/6* ⬛⬛⬛⬛🟩🟨⬛⬛🟨🟩⬛🟩⬛🟩🟩⬛🟩⬛🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 Way to rub it in, word game.

Yeah, but why though?

Yeah, but why though?

jhJul 22, 20224 min read

The big question… why did I stop using Twitter? I brought back the blog as I needed to re-familiarize myself with the ins and outs of WordPress to better support…

Dead blogs

Dead blogs

jhJul 21, 20221 min read

I’ll get back to why I am switching back to blogging rather than just posting to birdsite, but first I wanted to take a detour as I went through my…

Oh neat, a custom bag for carrying two cups of tea

Oh neat, a custom bag for carrying two cups of tea

jhJul 21, 20221 min read

There is literally nothing at all wrong about this. This is a perfectly fine bag for carrying two cups of tea.

Yes, @Elisa_Swann I can crosspost

jhJul 21, 20221 min read

Sadly, birdsite makes it more difficult than it needs to be these days, which is one of the many reasons to avoid the birdsite.

Script for a review of those freeze pops from McMaster

jhJul 20, 20223 min read

(OPEN ON WEB CAM WITH GAMER HEADSET ON) Oh hey guys, Havard here. I just made this review and I have no idea how it went so I’m going to…

Deprogramming

jhJul 20, 20221 min read

Dropping twitter cold turkey is hard. But every time I see that login screen… it’s like… oh yeah… getting away from the outrage factory.