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How To Automate Lighting With Plex Playback

As my Plex setup and my Home Theater have evolved I am always looking for new ways to improve the usability and function of the combined experience. I actually did this a while back and just now got to documenting it, but the requirement I had was to operate the …

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How To Identify a Verizon Wireless Scammer

Today I got an unusual call (not a text) from Verizon Wireless, which frankly never happens, so I decided to let it go to voicemail.  What I learned after the caller left the message is something I wanted to share so that others can learn from this and hopefully Verizon …

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The Most Common Mistake Made in VMware vSphere Networking

It seems I have had a number of the same conversations in recent weeks about a very particular topic, and some could argue a design flaw, with the most basic of VMware vSphere deployments. This has to do with using an overly simplistic deployment whereby the ESX host is only …

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Did I Let Myself Down?

I woke up today, in a sense, hating myself. I’m going to disclose something only a handful people knew about 8 months ago when I wrote the post below. Today was to be my last day. My last day working in technology. My last day on any and every social …

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Shine Bathroom Assistant Review (They’re Dead)

Updated 2/18/22: Today I got a notification that the company has filed a “General Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors“, which according to Cornell Law School is basically an alternative to bankruptcy. So guess that means nothing is going to matter about this company after all. The Shine Bathroom Assistant …

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How To Properly Install Dual Rinnai Tankless Water Heaters

I have lived in my house now that we built for just about 8 years. Something that always bugged me was the performance of the dual Rinnai RL94 units the original plumber installed. For some reason this has been the year of “water” for me and I started paying more …

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Cohesity Light Board Outtakes

There are many of us that create content for our company’s channels. We always end up having some bloopers, but they are usually rarely compiled and posted. This past summer our team recorded some light board videos, many of which are live on the Cohesity YouTube Channel now, but here …

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