Honey, I shrunk my desktop PC!
How trying out new laptops and messing with my personal computing setup motivated me to go back to a laptop that some would call ancient.
Alternative title: “Honey, I completely changed my server setup again!”
Hosting your own Wikipedia instance has never been this easy!
Quick rant about the state of PC-s in 2021 regarding power and resource usage.
Comparing the experience that AMD and NVIDIA can provide in a DIY cloud gaming setup.
A build log of how I set up my own ‘cloud gaming’ setup, including all the issues I faced and attempts to fix those.
A quick overview of my experience with setting it up on a small PC box and things to consider when attempting this yourself.
Putting the ‘reuse’ in ‘Reduce, reuse, recycle’.
Or ‘How to downgrade your CPU at great expense!'
At least it won’t end up in a landfill!
Silence your hard drives with this one weird trick! System administrators hate him!
This is what happens when someone takes the meaning of ‘brute force’ too literally.
Getting started is probably the hardest step.
From repurposed old PC-s to the elusive minimum viable server.
Who would have thought that performing basic database optimizations could be fun?
$HOME wasn’t built in a day.
You have probably tried Stack Exchange and reddit at this point, so what do you have to lose?
Alternative title: ‘Obsessing over things that nobody else cares about’
Or ‘Wow, I did not know that VLC could do that!’
How I slapped two hard drives on a long PCIe x1 card.
Maybe not stupid, but definitely stupid expensive.