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Not all cables were created equal

2 min read
review

We’ve all heard the horror stories. Somebody gets a new monitor and it sorta works. Everything powers on, they get a picture but they can’t seem to get the monitor to go up to the advertised max resolution. Usually these stories go down the path of swapping cords, maybe even […]

I am a freeloader

2 min read
introspection
rant

There, I said it. I am a dirty fucking freeloader. At least according to one of my fairly long time subscribers to my mailing list. Seems that last week’s launch announcement about my project CrowdSync ruffled at least a couple of feathers. Thing is, I got a ton of positive […]

Before you send another email, read this

1 min read
launch
startup
deals

Okay, that title was click bait, I know. Thing is, I wanted to get as many eyes on this as I could and I wasn’t sure how many people I’d piss off by doing “another boob post” or something similar to that. Here’s the deal, my buddy Justin Davis and […]

[FIXED] Radeon kernel modesetting for r600 or later requires firmware-amd-graphics

1 min read
linux
debian
radeon

Since I have been thoroughly disappointed with the stability of Arch Linux on my iMac recently, I decided to get my ass back over to Debian. What caught me off guard when I finished the install and rebooted was an error that I had never seen before: Radeon kernel modesetting […]

Kindle Unlimited isn't worth it

1 min read
reading
review
kindle

I went back and forth for a while before pulling the trigger on Kindle Unlimited. What finally convinced me to sign up for the trial (and subsequent subscription) was the book Slicing Pie: Fund Your Company Without Funds. It’s about early stage startup equity splits and I highly recommend it. […]