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Repair a thin pool

Repairing an LVM thin pool on my ProxMox server.

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A $1.5M Kickstarter Project Fails, Leaving Most Backers Without Their 3D Printer

Interesting news in TC: http://techcrunch.com/2015/10/14/a-1-5m-kickstarter-project-fails-leaving-most-backers-without-their-3d-printer/ Is this high profile and high value project failing to deliver a marketing and image blow to Kickstarter? Can it be interpreted as a sign that the bubble is starting to weaken and show its age. Or is this simply bad news about a single KS project?

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Microsoft Is The New Google, Google Is The Old Microsoft

Very interesting article in Forbes on MS and Google: http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2015/02/18/microsoft-google-swap/ I have a been a big Google fan and always knocked on Microsoft but they made interesting points. Google does spend a fair amount of time on less relevant projects though in my mind, it’s always been their approach. They develop concepts and work on […]

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IPv4 Addresses Now Driving Hosting Deals » Data Center Knowledge

Impressive that the shortage of IPv4 addresses (the classic xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) and the very slow transition towards IPv6 (designed to alleviate this shortage) is now adding a new metric to potential merger deals between hosting companies: does the target have available IPv4 addresses? So need more IPv4 space? Get a good investment banker and go after […]

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Org2blog post to WordPress

First org2blog post I recently switched to emacs after years (prob > 15) on vi/vim. The main reason I decided to dabble in emacs is to play around with org-mode. so far I am really happy with result and though the transition has been difficult, I’m getting more comfortable as the days go by. Why […]

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IT Cost Cutting on Wall Street

Wall Street’s Mission: Cutting Costs While Staying Competitive By Ivy Schmerken January 10, 2013 URL: A flood of new regulations, coupled with falling profits from once-lucrative areas such as derivatives and equities trading, has Wall Street firms making some tough decisions. First, they have to slash IT infrastructure costs as a way to boost the […]

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