2018

Unit Price Calculator

Wednesday, March 28, 2018


I’m at the store shopping for groceries, and I’m considering buying a thing. I’ve narrowed down my selection to two final candidates. These two options look equivalent in nearly every aspect, except for the part where they are packaged in differently-sized containers, and the price is different. So… what now?

2016

Vizio TV - "No Signal" on HDMI ports

Saturday, November 26, 2016


So you own a Vizio-brand television set. You’ve got the fancy keyboard remote and the video streaming apps right on your TV! But, when you plug in a device to any one of the HDMI ports, the TV merely displays, “No Signal”.

Rapidly Sunsetting FTP

Monday, May 09, 2016


File Transfer Protocol, or FTP, is considerably insecure and should not be used anymore. Seriously.

2015

How to Set Up a Garry's Mod Dedicated Server

Sunday, January 04, 2015


After fights with the server browser and entirely too many buggy prop hunt servers, I decided to setup my own dedicated server for Garry’s Mod. Documentation for this does exist, but I had to start from scratch a few times in order to get everything just right. This is the information I wish I had when setting it up the first time.

2014

AT&T U-verse is Extremely Slow

Sunday, August 10, 2014


AT&T has done it again.

My ISP is Cheating on Speed Tests, Too!

Sunday, April 20, 2014


In this very inspiring blog post, Kirsle accuses Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles, CA of traffic-shaping speed tests in order to make it appear that they are delivering internet speeds as advertised (when in fact, they aren’t). My post aims to be a spinoff experiment.

How Not to Install an Operating System

Saturday, January 04, 2014


I hate it when software triple-checks you before performing a potentially risky operation. Operating system install tools are especially bad about this. Sometimes, they prevent you from installing the OS altogether.

2013

New Hosting

Friday, June 21, 2013


Well, it’s about time the site came up again. The process of getting a new hosting provider was long and arduous. Many wires had to be run/spliced/terminated to result in this website being online again.

AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4000 HDMI Audio on Windows 8

Thursday, January 03, 2013


My poor Toshiba Satellite A500 series laptop didn’t fare so well when it came to HDMI audio.

2012

Borderlands 2 Compatibility Pack Pricing

Tuesday, October 09, 2012


Why did the Borderlands 2 compatibility pack cost -1 MSP, and then 4,294,967,295 MSP, simultaneously? Well, somebody derped. Whether it was Gearbox or Microsoft, I’m not sure.

Computer Science Social Club

Wednesday, March 21, 2012


The Computer Science Social Club is a group of Computer Scientists dedicated to enhancing the community that defines our department.

2010

Trees

Wednesday, June 23, 2010


This picture has been my desktop background for forever, it is just that awesome.

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