Sleeping on the floor

Headphones shaped Word Cloud graphic with Open Source Software names

After reading about sleeping on the floor from RocketNews24 and MD-Health, I think this could be an awesome transition well worth the time needed to get used to it. It’s not hard to compare: +1 Comfort +1 Savings +1 Living Space Versus +1 Common -4 Savings -2 Living Space More space and money saved and…

Linux Ubuntu Server versus Windows Server

Image with with effects reading "Linux greater than Windows"

This post goes further in-depth with my thoughts in the Syracuse University InfoSpace blog about evolving with open source software. The IST 346 presentation is my favorite because it was my first chance to debunk myths and boast the benefits of open source software and Linux. This is the original presentation file. As you can…

BPA in Plastic and Your Body

Thermos water bottle

It was ten years ago when I learned hot plastic bottles sweat BPA into the water, which raises cortisol levels and, therefore, estrogen levels. Months ago I learned there was a law that protects companies from honestly telling you whether there’s really BPA in that BPA-free water bottle. it’s called Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS)….

What Does it Mean to You?

2 Velcro U.S.A. flags - one full color and one infra red

Disclaimer: No reputable sources below, just my views on the topic. After reading about why milk is racist I felt the need to get a few thoughts out of my mind about what something means to me – the American Flag. So I’m sharing my thoughts with WWW – because 2017. The “milk isn’t that…

ATTN: Private

Army PFC Rank on ACU Velcro patch

If only I could go back in time and whisper a few notes in ears of my younger self  . . . Ask Drill Sergeants about their military occupational specialty. Ask what they know about your MOS. Why? Knowledge. There’s a lot more you need to know now about the military than Initial Entry Training…

5 Resources Musicians Should Know

Some resources are amazing for the simple fact that they function as a fact checker for your research and others’ advice. Here are 5 I wish I’d known about years ago. Open Source Software Instead of paying $300 for Fruity Loops (FL Studio) or Pro Tools, I could’ve been using LMMS and QTractor cost-free instead – both bundled with more audio production…