More Fun With BeagleBone Black

October 20, 2013

I've discovered that owning a BeagleBone Black (or, in my case, two) is kind of like owning one of those really, really nice
cars that you buy but you can almost never drive because it spends so much time in the shop. It's a lovely piece of hardware, it
really is, but the people who created it seem to have gone to great lengths to make sure that all you can do is sit back and admire
it, because you certainly won't be able to do anything useful with it.

My next foray into BBB craziness was attempting to get


Airport Extreme

May 07, 2013

Had to replace my old, crappy Netgear router over the weekend - it was getting flaky, and causing my Skype calls to freak out at inopportune moments. I was thinking about going the DD-WRT route (if you'll excuse the pun), but it looked like it required more of a time commitment than I am able to manage at the moment. Since almost everything we have in this house is some form of Apple product, I decided to try out the Airport Extreme.

Man, was that thing easy to set up, especially compared to the Living Hell that is most router