McPi First Run

Taking a note from PiHole, I discovered that first time setup for Raspberry Pis can be automated. If a user were to curl a bash script and pipe it to bash, a remote script could be executed. Clearly not the safest or most secure thing, but if you wrote and…

Fusion Three Fuckstee

Today's lesson is that Fusion 360 personal & educational licenses only last a year. When it expires, you either need to pay for it or lose all your cloud saves. So this week I learned to always backup the original files to my NAS for when the inevitable happens. Otherwise,…

Canned Video

It's new toy day and this time it's a portable projector! This thing is cool as shit! It's the size of a can of coke, has HDMI input, WiFi, and (after some minor modifications*) runs Android. This will typically be used for streaming movies and TV shows when traveling, but…

Tech Lethargy

Does anyone care about phone updates anymore? Pixel5 details leaked today, and while I admit how much interest news like this sparked in years past, I honestly couldn't give half a shit now. Phones are the most uneventful, least creative, and most mundane yearly product launch - yet they are…