What's In A Name

A number of years ago, I acquired the domain name, rcdanek.us. Why? When I found out you could get a .us domain I thought it was a neat thing to do. So, I did that and kept it for a few years. Then, I realized I wasn’t really using the domain name so I let…

Power To The…Planet?

Update: 20200322 It’s been a while and things have changed. I still use my Chromebook, but far less often. My workstations and many other computers in my home have moved around. The new workstations is more powerful and I use it as a workstations (doing photo/video projects). The older workstation was a pretty good PC…

What’s Wrong With Browsers?

So, over the few weeks, I’ve gone through making several browsers my default. Why? Well, one at a time they seem to have failed me. I don’t know why. First off, I had been using Vivaldi. I used it for months. Many of them. Then, on the latest and greatest, it started acting up. Seriously.…

My Mac Mini Minus MacOS

I had been having a love/hate relationship with my Mac Mini. Actually, it was my wife’s Mac Mini first; I bought it for her in 2011-ish. She always complained about how slow it was. She complained about how slow her PC was before that, so I don’t know if it was her or the computers.…

My Xfinity 1 Box – Ugh

I read with excitement a few months back  about how Roku and Comcast were working to move the Xfinity TV interface over to the Roku video streaming box. We already have both of these in our bedroom, and I was thinking we’d get another when the Xfinity TV app is finally ported for the media…

SD, HD, Videos, Oh My!

What a pain it’s been trying to figure out how to process videos for cable access centers. For those who don’t know, there’s a law that says cable companies (like Comcast) have to provide three access channels to each community with whom they contract to provide TV via cable. The channels are for Public, Education,…