Third time's a charm
Vienna 35th City Marathon
From NAND to Game of Life
Build a computer system from scratch
From DIY to off-the-shelf
Synology NAS and commercial 802.11ac access points
I’ve been using custom assembled computer appliances at home, such as routers, access points and a NAS. But recently I’ve acquired an off-the-shelf NAS from Synology that I’m really satisfied with.[Read More]
Voxxed Days Zurich 2018
Yesterday I’ve attended a developer’s conference in Zurich. It’s called Voxxed Days Zurich and it’s held at an alluringly convenient venue - the SihlCity cinema. This year I’ve attended Voxxed Days for the first time.[Read More]
Customized disposable desktop VMs, fast!
Provisioning VMs on-demand from scratch with Vagrant, Packer and Arch Linux
I’ve been running virtualized desktop environments for a couple of years now, doing various tasks from within Virtualbox VMs. I like the fact the tools and libraries for the job at hand are isolated from other environments. But I have been missing on the dynamic aspect, somehow ending up with VMs which are as prone to maintenance as physical installations. Recently, I’ve decided to solve this issue once and for all with the help from Arch Linux, Vagrant and Packer.[Read More]
Three wonderful bike rides
Ending (maybe not) 2017 bike season with a bang
2017 has been a wonderful year for cycling: regular club rides, a bike tour along Rhone river and to Cannes (to be shared later), riding in Gran Canaria and many worthwhile local rides in Switzerland.
The fall has been a scenic gift. No other season is as attractive as the fall in Switzerland. It’s full of colors and the dry weather is pleasant for riding.[Read More]