Category: Site News

Almost a year later…

Sigh, blogging can suck.  It really doesn’t, it’s just that I have to remind myself that I have to DO it now and then.  It’s been almost a year since my last post.  Why would anyone bother to visit a site updated so rarely? So, my new (new) resolution – to post on here at...

TRS-80 Model I

Crazy Days – Learning and Doing in the Computer Age

Okay, ‘computer age’ is probably dated at this point – everything is a computer, so how can it be otherwise?  Still, I grew up as computers did.  From the TRS-80 and VIC-20 (and Commodore 64) of my high school days to Xeon processors, OS X, iPhones and tablets and Android and smart watches and more,...

Learning and Using Your Knowledge

Falling Behind – Learning and Using Your Knowledge

As I have waited forever to post yet again, I was thinking about how much of a struggle it is to stay current and engaged in our modern I.T. environment.  Many of us specialize, focused on particular aspects of technology that drives the world on a daily basis.  It may be web design, networking, servers,...

Digital Ocean

Server Move

I’ve decided to join the 21st Century and move busymind.net to a virtual server in the cloud.  Specifically, after a bunch of experimentation, I chose Digital Ocean and set up an Ubuntu 12.04 and moved the site on Saturday.  I found it relatively painless, the server creation only took a minute, then about an hour...