TLDR: Dealing with a Dead Drobo

TLDR: Dealing with a Dead Drobo I’m spoiled. I buy some piece of tech, I expect it to work, no muss, no fuss. I’ve been doing this long enough to remember how hard it used to be to get anything done to the point where I’m now often unprepared for what to do when tech things don’t work. I posted in my social media feed that my Drobo died and was met with mostly “meh” and some confusion. Like I wrote, I’ve been doing this long enough that I wasn’t too surprise that these were things only a technology geek … Continue reading TLDR: Dealing with a Dead Drobo

Not Quite Dead Yet: Second Life

dailyrandomshit for 2016-04-26 Hey look, Second Life isn’t quite dead yet! I wonder if there will be a point to the experience this time. The Verge just did a live session on Facebook and posted an article on Second Life’s effort to remain relevant (see links below). http://www.theverge.com/2016/4/26/11502888/linden-lab-project-sansar-vr-early-applications-open http://www.lindenlab.com/releases/linden-lab-invites-first-virtual-experience-creators-to-project-sansar-testing Continue reading Not Quite Dead Yet: Second Life

Sonic Support – Bent Earbuds

Daily Random Shit for 2016-04-23: Bent Earbuds You never know important something is until it stops working properly. And I just realized that this is the second time in the past year that my earbuds seem to be cutting-out or launching Siri randomly or going into double-speed of the podcast I’m listening to. I’m guessing that shoving my giganti-phone iPhone 6 Plus into my pockets with earbuds attached, even with large 5.1.1 Tactical cargo pant pockets, is putting too much pressure on the cord and pin to the point that I’ve bent the part that goes into the phone and … Continue reading Sonic Support – Bent Earbuds

The Newspaper Business in the Age of Digital Media, Part 1

Who still reads the local newspaper or any newspaper for news these days? I recently saw an ad for a position at the local alternative paper looking for a digital content coordinator, essentially to help the paper “develop and define … Continue reading The Newspaper Business in the Age of Digital Media, Part 1