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Old Technology Grognard's Opinion Piece On Current Hype About Blockchain Buzzword Bingo
by Hawke Robinson published May 13, 2022 — filed under: ,
I've been involved with computer/information technology since 1979, and online since the same time. This is just a quick response to an email conversation I had with someone, that I thought might be worth capturing here. Much of what I state is arguable, so take it as the opinion piece that it is, rather than the more instructional pieces I usually write. Cheers!
Our Top and Ongoing Woes with Odoo
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 22, 2022 last modified May 15, 2022 01:55 PM — filed under: , , ,
We've been using Odoo back in the OpenERP days, but still struggle with some core problems in the design of this platform. It meets our needs for our various small companies, but there is significant pain associated. Unfortunately we haven't found a better fit over all these years to the feature set we need. Here is a list of the challenges/problems we keep running into spanning Odoo versions 11 through 15 and ongoing...
Dell 2155 cn / cdn Printer on Debian 11
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 22, 2022 — filed under: , , ,
Installing Dell 2155 printer drivers on Debian 11 with Trinity Desktop Environment (TDE)
Linux on Asus Strix g513qy Advantage Edition - Debian Q4OS and Trinity
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 27, 2022 last modified Mar 01, 2022 05:14 PM — filed under: , , , ,
My Dell XPS 2-in-1 has been nothing but problems. I have had warranty replacements of the motherboard, daughterboards, keyboards, and other separate warranty services calls half a dozen times. Now ever time I move it powers off. I'm going to call and demand they replace the lemon. Meanwhile, i needed a replacement. So I quickly picked up an Asus Strix Advtanage Edition, model g513qy...
Notes to self about matrix synapse
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 12, 2022 last modified Jan 12, 2022 10:19 AM
Various notes to self that others may find useful.
Scalable Jitsi, Ansible automation, [matrix], bots, ASR, AI, ML, DNN
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 12, 2022 — filed under: ,
Wrapping up work on automated scalability of Jitsi (self-hosted 20k+ concurrent users) through combination of Ansible scripts, Docker, containerd, Kubernetes, etc., in AWS and vSphere. Looking forward to resuming previous years work on Matrix distributed data and communications self-hosted federated platform adapted for education, implementing Automated Speech Recognition (ASR), bots, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and distributed Deep Neural Networks (DNN).
The Fifth AND Second Age of Computing?
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 23, 2021 — filed under:
Now counting predecessors to electronic processors (mechanical, water, and other computers), nor the "human computer", we are arguably, perhaps by some measures, now in the Fifth (but also back in the Second) Age of computing?
How much do you actually value transparency, privacy, and security for you, your business, and your clients?
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 26, 2021 last modified Nov 12, 2021 01:35 PM — filed under: ,
My response to a discussion on Alignable: "For small business owners : I have noticed and experienced uptick in legal issues and cybersecurity concerns with some of my clients. What do you small biz owners have in place to help and protect you legally and what do you have in place to not only help to prevent an attack on your company /clients / employees /devices but also to restore the identities and stop the bleeding? "
Matrix Integration Manager 403 Forbidden
by Hawke Robinson published Sep 06, 2021 last modified Sep 06, 2021 04:59 PM
One day my matrix homeserver was working, then some days later, during a crucial demo, the widgets and integration server were giving me "403 Forbidden" with no explanation...
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by Hawke Robinson last modified Aug 29, 2021 01:44 PM
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