Category Archives: Tech

New Computer

I am about to insert my Quadro 2000 into my Asus SabertoothX79. The machine is a beast: 64GB of memory.

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Site Maintenance

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Code is Poetry?

The tag line for Word Press is “Code is Poetry.” If, at its heart, poetry consists of words that affect people’s thinking and feelings, then code could be poetry. But code is a strict disciplinarian compared to poetry, certainly contemporary … Continue reading

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Windows Home Server backs it up

My desktop PC was running slowly, so I disabled a few start-ups and old drivers. It seemed to help, so I disabled a few more. BSOD! the Blue Screen of Death. My computer wouldn’t start. I had disabled a driver … Continue reading

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API, RSS, permalinks, a badge

I set up permalinks so you can more easily find keys posts. Under the “Himalaya” page, you can now click through to my favorite postings. I added a Flickr badge to the sidebar so you can see my latest photos. … Continue reading

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Gear Review

I packed well and my gear held up. + The Eagle Creek Cross Roads Convertible Pack was a good choice. It wheeled down the aisles of trains, fit in overhead compartments, squeezed through bus windows, never spilled its contents, easily … Continue reading

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Photo Gear

Given my change in travel focus (from fishing and automobile travel to fast-moving basic tourism), I shifted my photographic expectations. (Had a reason to buy more camera gear). In the past, I paid little attention to weight or bulk in … Continue reading

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