I finally got my long awaited pair of AKG N5005 in the mail today and WOW are they amazing. The packaging was impeccable. Inside the sliding box trays there is an actual box with a lid. Once you pull the lid you are met with the traveling case, the buds themselves (I removed them so … Continue reading AKG N5005 Unboxing
Being a frequent traveler and somebody who spends a lot of time in his home office, I own a lot of head phones. When I’m on the road, I usually sport a pair of ear buds to take calls, a pair for running on the treadmill, and a pair of noise cancelling for on the … Continue reading New Office Gear: Headphones Wall Mount
You should follow the documentation here. However, one thing is missing. When you use the Azure CLI to generate a service account you are not provided with the accurate ObjectId for the Active Directory Service Principal. As a result, if you put the wrong value in the “object_id” field in the packer variables file you … Continue reading Setting up Packer and Azure
I am running a stand alone service fabric cluster on a single, albeit beefy, physical server. This cluster has three virtual nodes. That’s because I am using a modified version of the Unsecure.DevCluster configuration template. There are other templates that will allow you to deploy to multiple physical (or virtual) machines but I don’t see … Continue reading Standalone Cluster On a Single Machine: Same Rules Apply
Here is my home lab setup. I was able to re-wire everything over the holidays so things are a bit more tidy thanks to extensive use of Velcro cable management strips and the cable management arms that came with my StarTech rack. FRONT (2x) Sonos Connect Amp Arlo Pro Base Station + Sonos Connect Amp … Continue reading My Home Lab
I use Trello frequently as my digital Kanban system of choice. Here are a few tips that I used when using Trello and what I advise those on my team to follow. Limit Work In Progress. Focus is hard to achieve if you are split in 100 different directions at the same time. Your Kanban … Continue reading Tips for Trello: How to use Kanban more effectively
I recently setup Lync for Mac and tried to get it working with Office 365. Epic fail. Luckily this was easily remedied by a couple well place bing searches. 1. Install the Update 2. Manually Configure Unfortunately for non-expert users this would be a huge cliff for them to fall off. I hope the Mac … Continue reading Lync for Mac 2011 and Office 365
While researching Windows Phone 7’s design metaphor “Metro”, I ran across this blog article which included as an attachment a Slide Show by Mark Simonson about Adrian Frutiger. Not being at all educated in typography I still found it immensely informative and interesting. I would highly recommend it.