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Firewatch: My Review

Firewatch is Better than Zelda!? I’ve been in a bit of a rut when it comes to video games, lately. I picked up a Nintendo Switch with Zelda: Breath of the Wild back in early May of this year, but I just couldn’t get into the game. I’ve been playing Zelda titles since 1986 and…


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Technology, Work/Life Balance

Changes, changes everywhere.

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Pattern recognition is one of the defining traits of the human race. It’s one of the primary reasons we’ve evolved into the apex predators of our planet. (A little light reading on the subject.) Even the name “Homo Sapiens” means, essentially,  “wise man” in Latin….

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Macbook OS X Yosemite Installation Error 

Just a quick note to hopefully help someone else out in the future.  I was attempting a fresh install of Yosemite on an old MacBook Pro that hadn’t been turned on or even charged for quite some time.  I couldn’t get past the system eligibility check.  It turns out if the system time is off,…

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Electric Vehicles, Featured

Electric Vehicle Sales Are Up. Way up. 

Gas prices are lower than they have been for well over a decade. The last time I saw sub-$2-per-gallon I could barely grow a beard. My how times change. Traditionally,  when gas prices slump,  hybrid and EV sales slump accordingly. This year gas prices are down around 15% compared to last year,  however EV sales…

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Lenovo Accelerator Security Flaw

Lenovo Accelerator Vulnerable to Man in the Middle Attack As if the previous security woes with SuperFish and “Solution Center”, weren’t enough for Lenovo, now they are advising users of their “Lenovo Accelerator” application to remove it immediately. The software comes pre-loaded on dozens of models, including the Yoga series, which is their most popular line…

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