A Personal Calendar, Finally!


Personal Calendar So this is my first article written using Forestry.io default front matter editor feature, so excuse me if it’s all f’d up! Anyway, not only am I utterly and completely stoked with my newly launched Data Storage Platform - File Server / Project tasking (Kanban) / Bookmarks / Password Vault / CalDav Calendar / Contacts. Not only has this platform allowed me to drop at least 4-5 paid services I was subscribed to, but all my shit is fully encrypted!

Badass / Game Changing Hardware

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Estimote LTE Beacon It’s a small, wireless beacon that can compute both its precise indoor and outdoor position. It can talk directly to the cloud and last multiple years on a battery. Estimote LTE Beacons are designed primarily to seamlessly locate assets and vehicles when they move between indoor and outdoor environments. Their secure firmware/cloud software is crafted to provide true “proof of location” and “proof of delivery.”

Installing Vim8 with lua-interp Feature


Compilation Circa 91’ Bonanza Alright now, I know I’ve dealt with this a couple times if not more, and by “this” I mean having a Vim8 install without the Lua interpreter feature! And it’s fuckin ridiculous that I’m having to compile a 25+ yr. old text editor from source to get auto-complete to function properly. Hence why I am such a flamboyant Sublime Text Editor cheerleader! However, not getting into that debate at the moment (don’t wanna kick you while you’re down), I’d rather focus more on a solution such that one could carry on with his/her tasks, whether it be on a server (in my case), container, or workstation.

Linux Utils Quick Reference Guides


Linux Filesystem Octal Formats Ok, I’m mostly doing this for my own references, because even after all these years of working purely on Unix based systems (mostly Darwin) I tend to forget the exact options I need. In the case of this first one, it’s not like I ever memorized every octal code besides maybe 755 and 644 for web server files. You pretty much never want to set the permission of a file to 777, perhaps only in rare cases and I mean super rare!

First there was Forestry then Waffle-Bot then, then...


No Relation, only to bears Ok so these two sources of software are completely un-related. I’ve just been on a roll these past couple weeks with discovering tools and utils I’ve decided to merge these two together in a single post. Before I carry on and start to explain how badass [waffle.io]() is and express the fact that I’m a bit peeved I overlooked it before, because its essentially exactly what I’ve wanted for a long time at my various day jobs.