Let’s Encrypt!

It’s been quite a while since I’ve updated this blog eh? It’s been quite the whirlwind but that doesn’t mean changes haven’t been made to the website through my “inactivity”. One thing you may realize is that all the pages and links that you visit are now HTTPS enabled.…

Changing DNS

I was recently notified that there has been Internet issues with my ISP and that a simple change of the DNS entry will fix the issue. If you're having this issue with your ISP, then follow along.

This tutorial is for Windows 7/8 as these two are now installed on most PCs, I will post a Mac version if there's a demand for it.…

Operation Dai-Q Update 2

So progress on Operation Dai-Q has been great and today I have passed a new milestone. With everything cleared, I have successfully ordered the initial shipment. I'm still missing the CPU and USB 3.0 back plate which I will have to order with the CPU together.…

Operation Dai-Q Update

As the launch of the highly anticipated 22nm Ivy Bridge series of processors from Intel gets near, motherboards and pricing details for these chips have been flowing out on tech sites. Based on the information from retailers and tech sites, I have essentially spec'd out the next build.…

Decommissioning of Penguin1

 

After 10 years of being built, penguin1, the first machine I built 10 years has been fully decommissioned and destined to the scrapyard. It was the first computer I had during my initial foray into computer science. This rig took much abuse from my variety of experiments and I almost blew out the motherboard several times only to find it was fine after the experiments.…