Mar 20

The Little Router that Couldn’t

Well as my site shows I have been pretty busy with the lack of postings that have been on it. Also you can see I am into many different things to do with technology. One thing that I have been wanting to do for some time now is have a proper network Firewall/Router to block my home computers from the outside world. My current little router D-Link DIR-857 this guy is a champ but the memory keeps getting filled up because so many devices and or people connecting to my network have caused me to have to reboot it daily just to flush the memory and have no network speed loss.

Which brings me to the new router the custom built Mini-ITX i5 CPU based system. Sure some of you are I am sure thinking wait that is overkill for just a router! While I agree with you this is but I am not just using it as a router. I’m also using it to run ESXi and host some game servers that me and friend play quite often.  Here is a list of everything that is in the build for the router.

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Jan 22

Welcome 2014

Well last post I made was about my daughter being born in October and here it is now almost the end of January and still no new posts.  I would first like to say sorry but as most people know having a new baby makes for many tired nights and busy days.  Also with a new job it makes things that much harder!  I wanted to come here and give an update on a few things that I have going on.

First I would like to say my new job is Awesome I love working for this company and I have learned so much in the short time I have been here.  Who knew that 7 months could feel only like 7 days?  Sense starting here I have actually gotten better at programming and came to understand that if I am creating something for others to consume and use I need to make sure that it’s created with standards and not half done.

With that said I have been working on a previous application that I have called Destruct-Ore it is a Eve-Online web based tool that I am hoping to have released with the new interface and feel in the next 3 – 6 weeks, but I am going to need help with it.  I am looking for people who want to join me on this and are willing to take instruction and direction on this project to help complete it and make it something great that everyone could use.

Next thing is I found a really cool new game called Starbound and my friends, brother, and I are going to do some Lets plays on this.  We are going to do this in a form of role playing where one is the captain and we all share one ship and are trying to survive in this universe.  I know it is been done before but hey its a cool idea and sounds fun what possibly could go wrong you know?

Last but not least I have a starbound site that is dedicated to helping you find stuff on the maps and mapping out locations to were things are in the game but because it is based off a Seed model it wont always be 100% accurate but we have the ability to add what the Seed it was found in and more features will be added to that site in time.  The site is located at