Time to Hack On an Adafruit Trinket

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I don’t know much about microcontrollers. Somewhere along the lines, I never learned about them, how they work, or how to wire them together and use them. Up until a few years ago, I did not even know what a bread board was. Heck, I still do not even really know how they work, but I am going to learn. And to that ends, I am starting with an Adafruit Trink...

Issues with Ubuntu’s Startup Disk Creator for non-debian ISOs

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Let me start with the scenario that led me into issues with the Ubuntu Startup Disk Creator. I had been running Ubuntu GNOME, a flavor of Ubuntu that was focused on a mostly vanilla install of Gnome on top of Ubuntu. Well, Ubuntu was finally getting rid of the Unity desktop, so the spin off that I had been using was no longer going to be updated. Fair eno...

Why go Serverless

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The question is not why you would want to go serverless, the question is why would you not go serverless.

Building a Windows 2012R2 Instance in AWS with Terraform

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Terraform is an application by HashiCorp that is designed to treat infrastructure as code. Lately, I have been working with it to begin automation of resources within AWS, and have been quite pleased.