Category Archives: Information

Windows PPTP VPN Setup on LinuxMint 17

After poking around for too long, I finally found the solution to connecting to a standard Windows server PPTP VPN from LinuxMint 17.  (from geeky.name)  I’m posting here to make it easy to find again. Click the NetworkManager Applet VPN Connection … Continue reading

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Computer Time

Inside a computer, the definition of time gets confusing, because we haven’t always agreed on the definition of time and we periodically add bits of time (usually seconds) based on unpredictable events that occur with a giant water-covered rock flying through … Continue reading

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Data Type Comparison Chart

When I switch between different systems, I get confused about what size a certain data type represents , so I made this chart:

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Razor Dune Buggy w/ 500w motor, 36v battery

Our Razor Dune Buggy is finished now.  Here is a quick video showing it off with the new parts: List of changed components from the original configuration: Here is a list of parts I ordered from ElectricScooterParts.com:

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sparkygeek.com

  I created a new website at sparkygeek.com to serve as a landing page for my professional contacts.  The graphic is of a pocket protector with a lightening bolt behind it.  Pretty geeky huh?  

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Redirect, Pipe, and Tee

Redirect – ls command creates file called file_list.txt instead of sending to stdout: $ ls > file_list.txt Redirect Append – ls command appends file_list.txt instead of sending to stdout: $ ls >> file_list.txt Pipe – sends output of ls command … Continue reading

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Thankful for Liberty

The story below tells an alternate history of the first thanksgiving, one I believe is more meaningful and unfortunately not likely to be passed along in an era when the politically correct narrative rules.  The words below are from Michael … Continue reading

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Tom Wood’s Liberty Classroom

In preparation for many hours in the car, I went ahead and finally purchased Tom Woods Liberty Classroom so I could listen to his lectures on the trip.  I wasn’t prepared for how many hours lectures and material you get!  I started listening … Continue reading

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Our culture is truth deficient and the historical centers of truth have broken down

I’m supporting Ben Swann’s “Liberty is Rising Truth in Media Project” Kickstarter project, and I think you should too.  Lots of people are waking up to the fact that most (all) of what you see on television is more about … Continue reading

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Necessary and Proper Clause of the US Constitution

A good question to ask any federal law-maker spewing off we need to ‘do something’ to fix whatever manufactured problem of the day is (the problem they themselves likely contributed to) is “Where in the US Constitution do you derive … Continue reading

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