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long haul wireless with short haul gear

So life has been crazy lately, finding me on the road more often than not, tethering my cell phone whenever I need to get online.

I run an Internet consulting / Infomediary company, so my Internet usage is pretty heavy sometimes, and my network needs are far above what the average end user would be . . . → Read More: long haul wireless with short haul gear

ups hacking for fun and extended runtime

An uninterruptible power supply, (UPS for short) is an electrical apparatus that provides emergency power to a load when the input power source, (typically the utility mains), fails.

A UPS differs from an auxiliary or emergency power system or standby generator in that it will provide instantaneous or near – instantaneous protection from input power . . . → Read More: ups hacking for fun and extended runtime

in the round (it’s not just for def leppard anymore)

Little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter, Little darling, it feels like years since it’s been here, Here comes the sun, here comes the sun, and I say it’s all right…

The chance to hit the road is always one that I look forward to, and I very rarely turn down a road . . . → Read More: in the round (it’s not just for def leppard anymore)

phoenix rising…

I’m beautiful in my way, ’cause god makes no mistakes, I’m on the right track, baby I was born this way…

-stone

back on track

Since my mother’s heart attack in march of 2010, and my adventure a day after they released her, I’ve been trying to keep my act together health wise.

I’ve been doing a 5 mile fast walk most days, with the intent of keeping my heart rate up for at least 45 minutes, as I try . . . → Read More: back on track

custom rom your htc hero…

ahh.. so, my sprint htc hero and i have seen many miles together, but as i use it for more and more things, it was getting kinda sluggish… .. and the girl’s was so bad she had sprint send a replacement, and it’s just as bad.

droid does indeed.

so i did some digging, and . . . → Read More: custom rom your htc hero…

root your sprint htc hero (android 2.x)…

note: these are the instructions for rooting android 2.x. android 1.5 rooting instructions are [here]

so they forced a patch that plugged the root hole in android 2.1, so if you want to flash a custom rom, you have to jump through a few more hoops…

start by grabbing the pre patch rom [here]

if . . . → Read More: root your sprint htc hero (android 2.x)…

a moment of silence…

as my 42 minutes of silence (8:46 am – 10:28 am september 11) comes to a close, i am thankful for all of those in harms way… the ones who’s blood forms the thin red line that holds the evil of the world in check as best they can.

thank you. -stone

Caris the Gypsy – The Bus – Air Conditioning

speaking of keeping things cool…

the playa gets hot…

and caris, well, he can be a bit sun addled and it’s ok 🙂

… but his companion sasha…

well, she’s a bit more arctic wolf than prairie dog, so we got her some air conditioning…

this unit pulls 607 watts, and was the . . . → Read More: Caris the Gypsy – The Bus – Air Conditioning

Caris the Gypsy – The Bus – Autometer Gauges

so caris, my fleet jeweler, was back in town hang out for a bit…

of course, this means more work on the bus… 🙂

so, with the burning man festival on the horizon, we got to work…

step one, a rack of gauges to keep an eye on the vitals…

being very fond of the . . . → Read More: Caris the Gypsy – The Bus – Autometer Gauges

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