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Bitcoin Mining With 240V

I don't actively do any bitcoin mining anymore, but I'm leaving this here for historical purposes. Also, the information is still useful for running other kinds of computers at 240V. I have two CoinTerra TerraMiner IVs on order, one in the December batch and one in the March batch. As the December batch orders are now shipping, I spent the past week planning for the device's arrival and wanted to share the details for others... »

FitBit Rounding Error

A long-standing mystery has finally been solved... Short Version: If your TrendWeight account is connected to Fitbit, and you don't use the metric system (kilograms), you may have noticed that the actual weights shown on TrendWeight were often different from the weights show on fitbit.com by 0.1 - 0.2 pounds. This doesn't happen anymore. Long Version: Sometimes Trendweight shows my actual scale weight as 0.1 lb higher or lower than what... »

iOS 7+ and TrendWeight

I have gotten several reports of problems with using TrendWeight on iOS7 devices. Most commonly, I hear that TrendWeight seems to force you to login every time you open the site. The underlying issue seems to be a bug or a series of bugs in Safari/iOS7 related to storing cookies. This Apple bug appears to affect all web apps, and not just TrendWeight, and other people are also reporting problems with iOS7 on this... »

Draft Posts With DocPad

I don't use DocPad anymore, but this post may still be interesting to those that do. Just keep in mind that the blog you're reading now isn't generated by DocPad and may not match what this post discusses. Here is a quick tip. I use DocPad to generate my blog, and one of the things I was used to with OctoPress was the ability to have a number of draft blog posts in progress that... »

Deploying DocPad Sites to Windows Azure

I don't use DocPad anymore, but this post may still be interesting to those that do. Just keep in mind that the blog you're reading now isn't generated by DocPad and may not match what this post discusses. There are many ways you can deploy a DocPad site. One of the simplest options is just to generate a static set of HTML/JavaScript/CSS/etc files and upload them to your favorite web host. Or... »