2016

Vizio TV - "No Signal" on HDMI ports

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”.

2016-11-26

Rapidly Sunsetting FTP

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

2016-05-08

2015

How to Set Up a Garry's Mod Dedicated Server

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.

2015-01-04

2014

AT&T U-verse is Extremely Slow

AT&T has done it again.

2014-08-10

My ISP is Cheating on Speed Tests, Too!

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.

2014-04-20

How Not to Install an Operating System

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.

2014-01-04

2013

New Hosting

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.

2013-06-21

AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4000 HDMI Audio on Windows 8

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

2013-01-03

2012

Borderlands 2 Compatibility Pack Pricing

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.

2012-10-09

Computer Science Social Club

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

2012-03-21

2010

Trees

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

2010-06-24