Using a device in airplane mode can be a source of surprises and frustrations. This blog post is about my experience on a 5-hour flight to Mexico.
Technology can play unexpected roles in our lives. This is my experience of depending on FaceTime to see my father quit this world.
On the surface, Buttondown looks promising and a great competitor to Substack, but after spending some time testing the service, a few things about it made me pause.
Photo by Daniel Canibano - Unsplash I’ve been using an Apple Watch since 2015: first, the original series, then Series 4 and now Series 6. Over the years, my use of the Apple Watch has evolved to be closer to smartphone usage: something that goes beyond notifications. This evolution closely reflected the evolution of native... Continue Reading →
As a long-time blogger, my digital assets grew to a point where a solution was needed to manage them effectively using its own solution: Synology Moments. Let’s see how I came to this solution.
In recent weeks, I started working on a new project for my daytime job: building a software-defined data center in a box (or some would call it a home lab). I put a lot of thoughts into it, wrote about it. Now, thanks to Apple and their shiny new Apple Silicon Macs, I'm all mixed... Continue Reading →
In my previous article “The SDDCbox Project — Part #4 — From iMac to Mac Pro“, I presented two strategies for migrating from my current 2017 iMac to a brand new Mac Pro. Now, it is time to dig a bit further into the intricacies of building a software-defined data center. More specifically, let’s talk... Continue Reading →
Photo by "Hello, I'm Nik" on Unsplash In my previous article, “The SDDCbox Project — Part #3 — Choosing a Mac Pro Configuration“, I determined which Mac Pro configuration I should get for my SDDCbox project. Now, the question becomes: how do I move from my current iMac to this new machine? Should I use... Continue Reading →
Mac Pro internal view In my previous article, “The SDDCbox Project — Part #2 — Testing the Waters“, I exposed my testing strategy which involved testing a few virtual machines on my iMac to get a sense of the type of hardware I will need for my SDDCbox project. The more CPU cores, the more... Continue Reading →