How to fix a borked USB flash drive

By Josh Sherman
7 min read

So this post was supposed to be how I [yet again] fixed an issue with a USB flash drive that I use for installing Linux. The USB flash drive in question is “the blue one” that I picked up back in 2016 because I wanted to have a handful of […]

The fallacies of unlimited

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
personal finance

This topic has been rattling around in my head for the last few years. It was brought to the forefront of my brain by a chance encounter at the mall with a Verizon store employee this past weekend. Who’s your current cell phone provider? Some provider other than Version. What […]

VPS Showdown - September 2019 - DigitalOcean vs. Lightsail vs. Linode vs. UpCloud vs. Vultr

By Josh Sherman
10 min read

September already! Linode was tangled up with StandardJS’s funding experiment. DigitalOcean added some new managed databases (still no MongoDB). Nothing else to report from the other providers, but honestly, month to month, most of the other providers don’t usually have a ton of movement. Sticking to previous months, I’m including […]

Could not find a declaration file for module

By Josh Sherman
4 min read

I’ve been working with Typescript on a daily basis for the last year. Admittedly, I still feel pretty amateurish with it. Mostly due to the fact that I’ve mostly been working with it on an existing stack at work and minor application of it on my own side projects. With […]

How to install packages from testing on Arch Linux

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
arch linux

The reason I have stuck with Arch Linux and have looked past the issues I’ve had with it, is because of the availability of newer packages without the need of additional package mangers. That said, I started working on a new project recently, and wasn’t quite ready to move things […]