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How to get fired

No, I’m not going to link to the piece I’m talking about. But I’m sure you can find it yourself with a quick search. It’s been widely talked about that Amazon’s online shopping site had a bit of a...

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Amorous Insects

We have a Ring camera on our shed… I got an alert just before lunchtime that it detected motion. It sure did. A slightly randy wasp it looks like. It was busy humping the camera with something in her mouth… er…...

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Connections like hen’s teeth

I have the spool of 250′ of 12-2 MC PVC cable, but now I have to figure out a way to terminate that to an outlet box. As it turns out this is a harder prospect that I would have guessed. There are only a few things that...

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Something I will miss

Honestly, one of the things I will miss about Seattle when I leave is the waterfront. Most cities don’t have something as cool as this. There really is something cool about the scenery out here. I just wish the rest of the...

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Pictures of Lita

I was asked by one of Lita’s friends to share pictures of Lita that I had taken. I did a quick Lightroom search for her and uploaded them all to SmugMug. It has the good ones… the silly ones… the ones that are...

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Amazon Wally

A couple of pods away from me on the 9th floor, there’s Wally. He has a long leash and likes to chill in the hallway. Sometimes he has even less shame than normal. Meet: Wally! I do love working with dogs… one of the...

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Search for cable

By “cable” in this case I mean electrical cable (or perhaps you want to call it wire or wiring). I have two more Ring cameras I want to mount on my house and I don’t want to do a whole lot of drilling through...

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Ring++

Another day, another security camera installed. I’m just waiting to get some PVC-coated MC cable to install a couple more. Even with just the doorbell and the one on the shed we have almost 100% coverage of the house....

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Done, again

I keep having these days. I’m turning my house into a fucking fortress with cameras at every angle and shit still doesn’t work right. I got a Ring doorbell and that thing died within a day. (I swapped it out for...

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Security – Part 1

Nothing ensures that you don’t need something than having purchased the things you would need to fix problems. My intent going into installing the Ring doorbell was to use a spade bit to go a bit into the frame, then angle...

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Vulnerabilities

Today this site was mostly down. When I was checking on the logs it looked like someone was trying to send a few of my pages via email to I have no idea who on the internet.This is, of course, a problem.Another problem is that...

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