6

Jun/20

Daily Standup With My Family

Overview Taking the Agile manifesto and using in day to day work life is a common place at work (I hope). I thought I could try and apply them to my personal life too and started daily stand ups with … Continue reading

4

May/20

Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop Clipboard Sharing Not Working Using VirtualBox

I have a desktop Ubuntu virtual machine(VM) ready to be cloned so I can spin up a VM as quick as possible. Recently, the machines would loose the ability to share clipboard and the fix is below: sudo apt install … Continue reading

2

Mar/20

Filtering Websites With Ubiquiti Security Gateway And OpenDNS

Overview The Unifi Security Gateway (USG) can be setup to assign a custom DNS server. The DNS server itself will perform the blocking based on the sites people/devices access. Pre-Requisites In order for everything to work beyond a working Unifi … Continue reading

3

Feb/20

VLAN, Separating Devices On Your Network At Home

Overview I have recently swapped out my final unmanaged switch with a Ubiquity Unifi Switch completing a fully managed wired network at home. With the networking limitation removed it was time to start separating the network. The goal of segregating … Continue reading

6

Jan/20

Window Layout Manager On Windows 10: WinDock

Overview The debate of 2 (smaller) monitors v.s a single larger monitor has been one that I base on preference and working style. I recently switched from 2×22″ monitors to a 27″ and a 15″ laptop monitor due to lack … Continue reading

20

Dec/19

24h Streaming For MacMillian Cancer Support

Overview I participated in the Game Hero challenge by MacMillian who support patients as well as families affected by Cancer. In this write up I will be going through my equipment and setup and how it stood up to 24 … Continue reading

2

Dec/19

Pi-hole DNS Filtering

Overview Pi-hole is a very light weight, DNS filtering server. It’s so light that there are reports it can even run on a Raspberry Pi 1! Example reasons for filtering DNS include blocking ads to filtering out harmful sites (content … Continue reading

4

Nov/19

Backup Drive Naming Convention

Overview The main purpose i use a naming convention is to identify the drive with the new data v.s the old. Imagine going to the location where you’re swapping out a drive. Even a small distraction can cause confusion. Did … Continue reading