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Development Homesteading Multimedia Software Technology

Augmented Beekeeping

As I continue applying technology to manage the local ecology at my home, these are my plans for managing hundreds of thousands (and steadily approaching millions) of honey bees.

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DevOps Server Technology

Docker Compose stalling due to low entropy

I use systemd to drive Docker Compose primarily under Ubuntu Server, and noticed that commands such as down would seemingly freeze while removing volumes. After checking the usual suspects (CPU, RAM, swap, et al.), I set out to see if anyone else was experiencing this problem. It turns out that several people are, and it’s […]

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Hardware Homesteading Technology

Fuel-free farming future?

Just some random thoughts in the middle of a field.

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Development Software

Working with Rust in VSCode’s devcontainer

Seamlessly run your Rust programs under a development container in Visual Studio Code.

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Development Networking Server SysAdmin Technology

Dot files

My over-engineered Z shell configuration.

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Homesteading Networking Server SysAdmin

Moshing in a field

I’ve been working from a field and don’t have the low latency, reliable connectivity like I do in the city. What’s the best way to continue working across high latency, unreliable connections through a bastion host? Mosh (mobile shell)!

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Server Technology Telephony

Unofficial Cedar Park help line

I’ve just setup a rudimentary phone system for those in Cedar Park, Texas to dial into as a one-stop-shop during these unprecedented Winter events: 267-I-LV-CPTX(267-458-2789)

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Networking Server SysAdmin Virtualization

VPS Private Networks

I realized that I should probably take a moment to demonstrate private networks at VPS providers such as Linode and Digital Ocean, so I made a video.

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Software Virtualization

Shoe horn v1.1 released

New features include support for swap files, system package management, and bug fixes.

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Development DevOps Software Technology

PyClone released

While I’ve been working on Tiberium, which sits on top of many separate tools (such as rclone), I’ve had to end up writing interfaces for some of these tools. Today, I released PyClone which wraps rclone using the pexpect package and allows you to query transfer updates from the thread that’s responsible for running rclone. […]