Category Archives: Geek

“We’ve arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology.” –Carl Sagan

Addressing the Dropbox Link Change, Part II

Well, that obviously didn’t work. 🙁 But, I found this page that talks about getting around the whole ?raw=1 stuff. I wasn’t convinced that would work, but it was exciting to see the image pop up in the editing field … Continue reading

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Addressing the Dropbox Link Change

Found all my old Dropbox file links to be broken now that they made some strange change. The direct linking feature was one of my favorite things about Dropbox, so I am seriously looking for a solution right now.

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What More to Do With a Raspberry Pi?

I am so loving the Pi. As you may recall, I have Pi-Hole running on it, and also SoftEther VPN server. I noticed my co-worker attached earlier today. A few evenings ago, I was chatting with my wife’s younger cousin … Continue reading

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Pi-hole®: A black hole for Internet advertisements – curl -sSL https://install.pi-hole.net | bash

Source: Pi-hole®: A black hole for Internet advertisements – curl -sSL https://install.pi-hole.net | bash

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SoftEther VPN and the Raspberry Pi

I finally bit the bullet and migrated the SoftEther VPN server to the Raspberry Pi. The holdup was the public hostname that the remote client looks for. This hostname seems to be one of the reasons that this solution works … Continue reading

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Arduino Uno Fun and Continuous Learning

So, a million years ago, I bought an Arduino Uno Starter Kit from MakerShed. When it arrived, I tried a tutorial and had fun with the first LED lesson, but the second lesson, which I remember was more focused on … Continue reading

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MongoDB and Python in Data Visualization

This is an interesting web site discussing the use of Python and MongoDB in data visualization. I am getting very comfortable with Python and I have just started playing with MongoDB, so looking at examples of how I can start … Continue reading

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