Yesterday, Google rolled out a new feature in Gmail which warns you when it isn’t sure who the email was sent by. This warning isn’t due to some confusion on the server side, this issue is because Google wants to force more people to use SPF records and DKIM signatures. Both of these are good [...]
The 4th of July is coming up soon, and that means summer is here! I decided that the holiday would be a perfect time for me to take a few extra days off and take a little motorcycle road trip. The thought was to take the motorcycle down someplace nice and scenic like the coast [...]
GNU screen is not a new tool and while I’ve known about it for a long time, I’ve never had a use for it. What is the point of having multiplexed terminals when I can simply launch more (under Ubuntu)? When I’m in Windows, I can just launch more SSH connections. While having more screens [...]
In early 2010 I signed up and migrated to Linode.com for my server needs. At that point in time, the latest version of Ubuntu that was offered was 9.10; the only useful colo location was Dallas; and IPv6 was unheard of (well, not exactly unheard of, but having a server with IPv6 was). We’ve had [...]
I’m excited by just about any new technology, provided it isn’t the iPad. I love playing with, testing, trying out, and sometimes breaking… just about anything. I’m also a Google Fanboy (hey, at least I can admit my bias) and run Chrome/Chromium. So the idea of a Chromebook was SUPER COOL in my book. So [...]
Recently, I watched all 3 films in the From Dusk till Dawn trilogy. The first was great, while the sequel and prequel (film #3) were not really worth anyone’s time. There will be some minor spoilers ahead.
A week or so ago, RadioShack (yes, The Shack) posted a blog entry entitled “RadioShack & The DIY Community: You Talked, We’re Listening“. The post is mostly a video from their brand manager which says they want to get back to their Do-It-Yourself roots. More importantly, they want their readers/customers to respond with what type [...]