Category Archives: Technology

PWM fan controller with Arduino.

Background: I am not an electronics guy, in fact if I avoid touching hardware when I can. Any time I can, I virtualize a machine’s tasks. The slow boot times, the anchor to a particular hardware configuration, the fickle nature of … Continue reading

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Internet Hiatus

I am going through a short, or long depending on how addicted you are to the interwebs, stint away from the interwebs access at home. I recently moved and my new residences only has 7Mbps DSL access right now. In … Continue reading

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Inexpensive 3G cellular failover using Ting service and a second hand Cisco router.

For a few years I have wanted to have a way to remote into my home network if my primary WAN goes down. Not for any particular reason but I thought it would be cool. When I first came up with this “great” idea, my immediate thought was to use Ting.com’s mobile service due to their pay-for-usage pricing schema. Continue reading

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Free Speed Increase

This definitely feels like a trick. Comcast/Xfiniti doubled my interwebs speed without a cost increase. A recent SpeedTest.net test reveals my Blast! service has been bumped to the Exteme 105 service tier of speed.   That said, SpeedTest.net testing server … Continue reading

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Enable SNMPv3 on VMware VCSA 6.0 and vSphere 6.0

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Homelab 2015.3

[This is a snapshot of the Hardware Page above, taken on March 7th, 2014. The hardware page above is a live document, where this post will remain static.] This is my home lab. It is something I have been developing, I … Continue reading

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