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GRABBED A DOREL GALAXY TV STAND

The RCA television has been in need of a good stand so the Dorel Galaxy 1762096PCOM has been procured to improved the entertainment situation. Shipping costs are brutal on items like this but at least it can be delivered. The vendor said delivery May 22-28. TV Stand accommodates most flat panel TVs up to 70″ …

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WORDPRESS SECURITY

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You webmaster has spent countless hours to learn how to protect the site from miscreants. Miscreants seem to be in abundance. Russian hackers are educated which makes it important to assume a serious assault in underway. WordFence blocks some hackers from wasting their time attempting to enter the admin account for the site. The password …

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AI IN GAMES

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While the RTX 2080 has some additional bells and whistles there is much more to meet the eye. The RTX 3080 extends on the features of the RTX 2080. AMD has followed the developments in DX12 with Windows 10. AI has long been a part of the game with on playing characters. Now however a …

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MYSQL UPDATE ERROR

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Ran across a MySQL 8 update error. To fix the problem required removal of MySQL and installing it fresh. Evidently some dependency was broken suggesting some parts are not used anymore. The website was offline for almost 30 seconds until MySQL was finished installing on the SSD. For the most part Linux distributions are comparatively …

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STORAGE FLOUNDERS

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Even the Chia mining is no godsend to the storage sector. The same story exists up the food chain as well. Seagate has larger servers with very high density storage solutions. Seagate has provided several images which can illustrate the situation. Western digital has segmented their disks into maket segments that confuse consumers. Seagate has …

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GRABBED A CORSAIR 275R

The Corsair 275R Airflow chassis seems to be a good quality model for taking over from the old Lenovo X230. The MSI B350M Bazooka will be right at home with the 275R. With 3 fans included it is actually perfect for the system board. Also grabbed a low cost bluetooth mouse. WiFi cards support bluetooth …

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HYPER-V ON THE X470 FOR VIRTUAL MACHINES

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The MSI X470 Gaming Plus has 16GB of DDR4-2400 installed which can afford the machine with enough to run two virtual machines at one time The machine has dual SSD which can afford faster load times for virtual machines. The SPEC-01 machine has dual SSD installed and a corsair RM650 (2019) PSU. The AMD R5 …

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DEALING WITH 32-BIT DINOSAURS

There are not many gamers playing with 32-bit any more. For example over 99% of Windows 10 users are using the 64-bit version. Linux has also been available for 64-bit for a very long time. XP and older operating systems are now largely out of use with Windows 7 holdouts being the latest problem, Yes …

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ADDING MORE BOTS TO THE USER STATS

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So far over 20 more web crawlers are now added to the known list. The list now reaches about 175 or so known search engines. Worldwide there seems to be several hundred engines. Conveniently the bots list is a discrete PHP file so it can be easily edited live. Once it is saved it immediately …

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CHIA REPORTS 1EB IN USE

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Chia is an alternative to conventional proof of work digital coins and in recent years it has grown exponentially. Unlike coin mining chia needs only storage. Best bet for chia is to avoid the drive managed shingled disks which do not last long with that class of workload. Best bet is conventional perpendicular recorded disks. …

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