Excellence in Video

Over many years, my library of DVDs has evolved as my taste in entertainment has developed. The early collection consisted of all the movies that were available on disc, but it has since reshaped to include just the movies we enjoy watching. Along the way the methods for accessing this Read more…

Annual 2020 Predictions

While somewhat truant in my predictions for this current year, expectations for the year prior were a bit elusive. Given the gravity of the Equifax data breach, it seemed reasonable that credit reporting agencies would need to find ways to re-invent their business models in an effort to regain consumer Read more…

Backup Redux with ARQ

Since the untimely demise of Crashplan earlier this year, it was necessary to revisit my backup strategy. Previously backups were configured on my LAN directly to a TimeMachine capable host paired with Crashplan backing up simultaneously to both a local server and over the Internet to Crashplan Central. My hope Read more…