Category Archives: Technology

The Lure of a Better Life, Amid Cold and Darkness

Norilsk, once a slave labor camp, now prospers as a source of palladium. Not bad, except for the two months of darkness and temperatures of minus 80 F. Source: The Lure of a Better Life, Amid Cold and Darkness

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Dodge will now sell you a crated Hellcat engine – motoring.com.au

Me want. Your new supercharged Hemi V8 is ready and waiting. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has confirmed it will now offer the scintillating Hellcat 6.2-litre supercharged V8 engine as a “plug-and-play” crate package. Offering an earth-moving 527kW (707hp) and 880Nm, the … Continue reading

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Changing Shared Folders’ Path – Windows PowerShell tips from the field

Changing Shared Folders’ Path Source: Changing Shared Folders’ Path – Windows PowerShell tips from the field

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DFS Namespaces and DFS Replication Overview – Windows Server 2012 R2

Source: DFS Namespaces and DFS Replication Overview

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What is Docker and why is it so darn popular? | ZDNet

Was wondering about Docker and came across a nice article…enjoy. Docker is hotter than hot because it makes it possible to get far more apps running on the same old servers and it also makes it very easy to package … Continue reading

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QNAP Storage Performance Best Practice

NIce tutorial explaining why IOPS on SSD’s blow away mechanical drives. QNAP designs and delivers high-quality network attached storage (NAS) and professional network video recorder (NVR) solutions to users from home, SOHO to small, medium businesses. Source: QNAP Storage Performance … Continue reading

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CRTC bans cellphone unlocking fees, orders all new devices be unlocked – Business – CBC News

As of Dec. 1, Canadians will no longer have to pay cellular providers to unlock their phones, and as of that date, providers must do the work free of charge, the CRTC has announced. Source: CRTC bans cellphone unlocking fees, … Continue reading

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Hebron platform heading out to sea Saturday – Newfoundland & Labrador – CBC News

The weather is finally right for the Hebron oil platform to begin its journey to offshore Newfoundland. Source: Hebron platform heading out to sea Saturday – Newfoundland & Labrador – CBC News

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The GIF Turns 30: How an Ancient Format Changed the Internet

The web’s favorite way to say how you feel just turned 30. Yep, it turns out the GIF is a millennial, too. Source: The GIF Turns 30: How an Ancient Format Changed the Internet

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Listen to Artificially Created Sounds No One Has Ever Heard Before – Atlas Obscura

AI-made mash-ups offer all-new noises. Source: Listen to Artificially Created Sounds No One Has Ever Heard Before – Atlas Obscura

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