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Jan Dembowski

Confirmed: I’m not getting the PC back anytime soon

This may fall under category of “bad parenting” but probably not. I hope not. Just don’t tell Lily, OK? My daughter saw all of the fun her brother has playing Team Fortress 2 and wanted in on the action. The kitchen… Continue Reading →

I might be overthinking my son’s TF2 server

My son plays Team Fortress 2 a great deal and wanted to host his own server with mods for him and his friends to play on. Rather than using his PC for that I created an account for him on the… Continue Reading →

HG Char’s Zaku II Origin Version

Last weekend I completed assembling a 1/144 scale Zaku II model and today I quickly detailed and applies some decals. Here’s some photos of the completed model. It’s a nice Zaku II. I’ll build a Master Grade model next.

Another Char’s Zaku II model

I completed the assembly of the HG Char’s Zaku II (Origin version). It came out OK and the parts have a lot of detail. It’s a 1/144 scale version and didn’t take long to put together. The next thing I’ll… Continue Reading →

How to use UpdraftPlus when The Bad Thing™ happens

I am in the process of handing over a site to someone who’s not used WordPress before and doesn’t necessarily know where what lives and how. I thought it would be a good idea for me to document how to… Continue Reading →

Wait a minute. Beyoncé is black?

Oh, Saturday Night Live. Sometimes you miss it but this you’re right on target. I should start DVR’ing this season.

Did I mention I like WP-CLI?

I’ve written praise for wp-cli before but it’s a toy that will never get old for me. I was working on this problem for a friend and I needed to create a test multisite installation. I have a domain I can… Continue Reading →

“I’m not Matt”

This is my new favorite thing today. I would pay money to see the next State of The Word with stormtroopers on stage. 😉

2FA should be built into WordPress core

Does email work with your WordPress installation? When someone leaves a comment on your blog or your WordPress installation automatically updates to a minor version number such as 4.4 to 4.4.1 do you get that email? You did get those emails?… Continue Reading →

Let’s Encrypt is all kinds of awesome

I had some time and did a git pull on the Let’s Encrypt github page. This is a project that makes it easy to install and maintain free X.509 certificates for web servers. The certificates are in PEM format and… Continue Reading →

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