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Kubernetes Cluster on Raspberry Pi B (part 2 – Base OS and software prep)

Continuing my documentation on building this Pi cluster. If you want to read the full thing, start at Part 1 – hardware. This is a work in progress – stuff is broken, so don’t use this guide for now.

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Kubernetes Cluster on Raspberry Pi B (part 1 – Hardware)

I’m going to document this out as my personal reference, and also for anybody else who starts thinking about doing something like this. This page was helpful in figuring out what I was doing. Last week, I decided that I … Continue reading

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Mid 2012 Retina Macbook Pro – Battery Replacement

One of the things that the Tysons Apple store flagged on my laptop during diagnostics for the LCD replacement was the battery. I hadn’t really noticed it before, but sure enough – when I checked it was showing 75% functionality, … Continue reading

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Mid 2012 Retina Macbook Pro LCD replacement

Back in October, my laptop screen started acting funny after a business trip. It didn’t take any major hits or anything that I’m aware of – but it was showing every other line as black. Then it started having every … Continue reading

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Year of Macbook pro repairs

Well, my 15″ Retina Macbook Pro is hitting it’s fourth year with me, and it’s now starting to show it’s age. I’m really not that impressed with either the specs, look, or price of the newly announced Macbook so I’ve … Continue reading

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Return to LCDProc

A while ago I placed with LCDProc. Back then the equipment was pretty expensive and big, and the configuration wasn’t very easy. Recently I built a new 2U server to run Zoneminder, and after getting it going – thought it … Continue reading

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Craftsman Internet Garage Door Opener Review

Last week, my garage door opener stopped opening. A quick glance showed me that the sprocket on the top had sheared off. I ordered a repair kit from Amazon – and after two hours of screwing with it, decided I … Continue reading

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Google cloud print and geriatric living

I’ve been dealing with some of the issues associated with aging family members recently, and coping with things like memory loss, difficulty planning and remembering scheduled activities, etc. In my scenario, there’s things that need to be done daily: 1) … Continue reading

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Cryptocat: iPhone webapp video – YouTube

Cryptocat: iPhone webapp video – YouTube.

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Home is where the nest is…

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