Doin’ IT right.


This is what we are all about, amiright? -Rob — Head out to client for an urgent server rebuild. Their Exchange server has been having intermittent BSODs with random errors that we’ve been diagnosing for a month to no good effect. We’ve already prepped the client that we’ll come on site, snap a backup, blow […]

Epic Traceroute: Star Wars crawl


This was working over the weekend, but I suspect the viral reach of this awesome spectacle got around and I can’t replicate it this morning…but, if you performed a traceroute (kick up the maximum hops and TTL), you can get the entire Star Wars Episode IV crawler via BeagleNetworks.Net. Is it just me, can anyone […]

Words of holiday wisdom


“Just got handed a Compaq Presario laptop, it is older than the dust in my basement. It has a fried backlight, useless CDROM, and dead battery. “Can you clean this up so I can give it to someone who doesn’t have a computer?” I offered to destroy the hard drive and drop it off at […]

Good Guy Firefighter

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I LOVE this story – Rob — I’m a career firefighter who was a computer science major in a previous life, so I often get tapped to handle my departments IT issues. Sometimes, that duty spills over to actual emergencies. We responded to a house fire and were the second truck on the scene. The […]