FreeNAS Mini OS Drive Upgrade

Last year I wondered if the original FreeNAS Mini can run the latest version of FreeNAS. Turns out it can, as long as you replace the original USB storage used for the OS with a larger drive. At the end of that article I said “Coming up next, a detailed step-by-step guide of the hardware installation of the mSATA card in the FreeNAS Mini. Well folks, welcome to life with ADHD. If you look at any of my posts since then you won’t find that detailed post. So uh… let’s make it shall we?

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Cutting The Cor... er... Netflix??

Oh Netflix. In the grand scheme of things I am but one lowly former-subscriber whose cancellation will ultimately not make a damn bit of difference to your bottom line. I cannot, however, continue to support a company that will actively promote, defend, and excuse transphobia as a “form of artistic expression”.

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Passwords and Protecting Yourself Online

Earlier this year I gave a talk about passwords and protecting yourself online at a privacy conference to a mostly non-technical audience. I discuss privacy concepts, what makes a good password and how to create one, real password cracking examples, OSINT, finding a location from a photo, and other interesting tidbits that the average non-technical computer user may not know or think about.

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Decisions Decisions...

Time is a funny thing. My 34-year old body never misses an opportunity to remind me that she’s getting older. A simple stretch a few days ago turned into many unpleasant days and sleepless nights from a spasm in my neck and shoulder that’s still bringing a few choice words to my lips as I write this. Most of us go to bed at night and wake up what seems like a few minutes later to the light of day and several hours passing on the clock, but a night filled with intense pain and no sleep will remind you just how long 8 hours actually is.

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