PowerWall Tesla Logo

Powerwall – Tesla's Power Appliance

Tesla Powerwall – The Energy Storage Appliance On April 30th Elon Musk unveiled the long murmured about and thereby thoroughly unsurprising “Tesla home battery” that has been predicted for months. Based on industry info and Elon’s own tweets,  most people who keep tabs on the renewable energy scene had a […]

Citizens of Tech Logo

Podcast – Citizens of Tech

OMG Podcast! Quick update today in which I am plugging my new podcast, “Citizens of Tech”! Click Here to give it a listen! Citizens of Tech is an experimental podcast about technology and other things interesting to techies. We know there’s other podcasts in this space, but it’s something we really […]

Saga of Lucimia – No Wimps Allowed

Saga of Lucimia – It’s Dangerous to go Alone! (Impossible, actually…) The year is 1999. Spring is in the air as the calendar flips over to March. There are 9 months until Y2K and the possible apocalypse. More relevant to my interests, there were only 3 months until my high […]

id software original logo

Optimizing Older id Software games

As a guy in his early thirties that grew up on PC games, id Software will forever have a soft spot in my heart. Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, and Quake, are all games that are enshrined in my heart under the banner “Why Can’t Games Be Like This Anymore?” Yes, I […]

Dell XPS 13 Profile

Dell XPS 13 (2015) Hands On Review

Dell XPS 13 (2015) Reviewed: After reading the numerous glowing reviews for the 2015 Dell XPS 13 coming out of GDC, I was basically tripping over myself to try one out. I was about due for a laptop update, and this thing seemed to be about as bleeding edge as […]

Amazon Dash Logo

Amazon Dash – Not a Prank

Amazon Dash is not a prank, but is still kind of a joke. On Tuesday, 31 March Amazon unveiled their “Dash Button” concept. Note the date on that, because a lot of people are thinking this is an elaborate April Fools Day prank by the retail giant. I contend that […]