New guides for new technology

Today I stumbled upon two great guides that explain two tech­no­lo­gies that I’ve had prob­lems explain­ing before; RSS and Twit­ter. The RSS Plain Eng­lish video is a great explan­a­tion of RSS that even your Mom, Uncle or cowork­ers will under­stand. And it’s funny too. Twit­ter — a begin­ners guide is just that, a great intro­duc­tion […]

3d Printing Terrain for Dungeons & Dragons

Pretty cool what a little time, 3d Print­ing tech­no­logy, some cre­at­ive design work, and a spool of PLA will get you. I’ve been test­ing vari­ous dun­geon com­pon­ents to see how well they’ll work with our play style. And how good they’ll look once painted and fin­ished. The crates above have yet to be fin­ished. Usu­ally, […]

Play4Paws2 — A 24 hour game-a-thon to support CaliCan Rescue

Spon­sor Me! On Feb­ru­ary 27th, start­ing at 7pm, I’m going to be gam­ing my ass off, gam­ing for 24 hours straight. Board games, Video games, card games, whatever! I fig­ure that this will get me out of my vast game defi­cit I’ve been accu­mu­lat­ing over the last few years. Here’s what I plan to play over that 24 hours.  The […]


Here’s to the crazy ones. The mis­fits, the rebels. The trouble­makers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things dif­fer­ently. They’re not fond of rules. You can quote them, dis­agree with them, glor­i­fy or vil­i­fy them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They […]

New smart Wi-Fi Router review part three — Linksys EA4500

This post will wrap up my three-part series the latest offer­ings from Cisco / Link­sys. If you want to check them out, part one looks at the Link­sys EA2700, part two looks at the Link­sys EA3500, and today we’ll take a boo at the Link­sys EA4500, the top of the line entry in the EA-Series.

New smart Wi-Fi Router review part two — Linksys EA3500

This week we’re going to look at the second router in my three-part series on the latest offer­ing from Cisco / Link­sys, and for this post we’re going to step it up a notch with the Link­sys EA3500, tar­geted at folks with slightly more soph­ist­ic­ated net­work needs. If you haven’t read my pre­vi­ous post on the […]