Storj, The “Sharing” Economy and Why It Matters

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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The sharing economy is a buzzword which has gained enormous traction despite the fact that it remains misunderstood, in my opinion. The luddite politicians who have been vocal against it on the grounds that it’s a dishonest loophole for escaping regulatory frameworks have it obviously wrong, but I feel…

Home Network Segmentation, NAT Loopback to VLAN on Ubiquiti Unifi Gear

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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I've been putting off segmenting my network for a while now, but the recent IoT botnet powered DDoS has bumped the task up my list of priorities, and I finally got around to doing it. Generally, if your network is anything other than non-critical clients accessing the internet, that is…

D-Link DNS-323: The Everyman's NAS

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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As an in-store technician for a big box retail, I am shocked by how little people are aware of the evanescence of computer storage. Countless times I have seen customers come back with defective hard drives in their 6 month old laptop and be dumbfounded when they are told that…

How to: Unify Libraries Across Many Installations of iTunes

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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About may of last year, I built a server for myself, in hopes of centralizing all the storage drives of my house to one constantly on box and simplifying access to files across the four computers on my network. And sure enough, a couple of hours and hundred dollars later…