Monthly Archives: April 2014

Synology Newznab

Setting up an individual NZB index with Newznab. Followed the tutorial here. Using DS112 on DSM 5.0-4458 update 2. Needs ipkg. I bootstrapped it before, but I think DSM 5.0 might have broken it. Here’s what I did to re-enable

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Posted in Hacks, Technology

How Being a Doctor Became the Most Miserable Profession

Should doctor in Canada. We’re friendly and patient. link

Posted in Huh

RaspBMC in Raspbian

I was having issues with playback in Frodo, so I thought I’d try Raspbian with XBMC built over top. It seems like RaspBMC will someday morph into linXBMC, so I wanted to get a feel for what it was like

Posted in Hacks, Technology

Glory Revealed by Candi Pearson-Shelton

Here’s a gem from Glory Revealed, albums where the lyrics are all taken from Scripture. This song is taken from Isaiah 40. link

Posted in Music

Tiger cub playing with a dog


Posted in Cats, Dogs

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery Drain

Steve Loveless, former Apple Genius, provides some really thoughtful responses to poor battery life. Going to the Apple Store regarding short iPhone battery life seems like walking into the doctor’s office and complaining about pain. One quick thing before we start —

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What do you want? I’ve been working on an internal website at work lately, so I’m learning new things in web development standards. There exists a concept of specificity, where styling placed in different ways takes precdence over inherited characteristics. In engineering,

Posted in Changed My Life, Huh, Successful Living