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Today is the day!
I've been working for several months to complete the transition off of Wordpress.
After making a flurry of updates today, I decided now was as good a time as ever
to finally pull the trigger.
This site started on Wordpress in 2007. Over the years, I've …
In January of 2016, I joined Facebook and had to make the switch from
hg. To be
honest, I wasn't really some sort of zen master of
git, but it didn't take me
long to completely forget everything I knew about it.
Now that I've moved on to …
I've been out of pocket for a while and really have neglected this site. So, as
goofy as these things sound, I'm making it a personal goal to contribute more
regularly to slaptijack.com in 2022.
I somehow managed to lose my old copy of the markdown I used to …
The new year is finally upon us. Traditionally, I have not been one to make New
Year's Resolutions. This year, I decided that rather than a list of resolutions,
I would create a list of goals. These are things I would like to achieve over the
next year. In other …
I stumbled across some notes I took in 2011 after Google introduce their Panda
update. This update really hit slaptijack.com hard, and
I was looking for a way to recover. To put things in perspective, this site saw
a 35% decrease in traffic after the Panda update.
What makes …
There are two sections of this site that I stopped maintaining years ago:
Security Updates and Tech Messages. None of the pages have ever been that
popular and they were really only useful if you were following the site in near
real-time. Since no one does that and most folks …
Brian snapped these thermal images of a few Core NAP crew members with the FLIR i60 thermal tmaging camera this morning. He usually uses the FLIR i60 to do temperature analyses in the data center, but decided some of us needed analyzing, too.
As you might be aware, WordPress 3.0.2 has been released to fix a specific security vulnerability. This vulnerability required an attacker to have author-level privileges on a WordPress installation. This has led to a rash of new Slaptijack users to be created with the hopes of gaining author-level …
Sometimes your wonderful Amazon Kindle
may get hung and need a little help. How to go about issuing a hard or soft reset
depends on which version of the Kindle you have.
Kindle 1 (K1)
Soft Reset: Hold down Alt-Shift-R
Hard Reset: Remove the back cover and insert a paperclip …
Slaptijack was offline for 2.5 hours today when the
data center with our server in it experienced a power outage. Apparently, the
roof started leaking during a heavy rain storm and water dropped directly on a
panel controlling the UPS. This caused the UPS to shutdown, and it took …