I’ve dicked around for years trying various wireless headsets for my computer, and it’s never ever been a good reliable experience. Ever. I gave up on the whole idea of a happy wireless headset experience, until someone cleaning out their office just gave me their old headset. It sat in a pile of junk for […]
I gave a talk on biohacking at TEDxSFU a few weeks ago and it’s finally online! For those of you who would like to follow along with the slides, the PowerPoint presentation file can be downloaded here.
This whole thing started because I’m in a situation where my spouse doesn’t want a cell phone. She uses Google Voice to text with myself and her friends, but this only works when she’s at home on her laptop, not sitting in the car on the side of the road or standing in an empty […]
Spring and summer usually means yard work and drudgery, and this year was no different. I went to my garden shed to get my trusty rubber boots and found that one of them (just one) had cracked to pieces. I thought it was odd that one would appear to kind of, well, “dry out” and […]
I had a chance to review the 13.56MHz RFID field detector from Montie Gear and I have to say, I like this detector. It’s very thin, somewhat flexible, and is the size of a credit card so it fits in my wallet.
I love the internet. Thank jebuz I’m alive during such an amazing time… truly the dawn of a new age. I’ve been working on an amazing product development project with some fine chaps in the Amsterdam area… and the amazing thing is, we’ve never met in person. I know this is commonplace these days, but […]
I recently had an issue with https functionality in WordPress when working behind a reverse proxy like Pound or nginx. I’m running Pound, so the solution for me was to add specific proto headers to the pound.cfg file; ## HTTPS listening ports ListenHTTPS HeadRemove "HTTP_X_FORWARDED_PROTO" HeadRemove "X_FORWARDED_PROTO" AddHeader "HTTP_X_FORWARDED_PROTO: https" AddHeader "X_FORWARDED_PROTO: https" ## HTTP […]
I recently had a package show up in yum as being installed, but it was not or had been manually removed, so the yum removal process was broken and the ghost package was causing a yum update to fail. The solution was to use rpm to simply and safely remove the entry from the database, […]