Upward and Onward?

After hitting my 30 year milestone in IS/IT last year, I decided to make my intentions known to family and peers that it was time for me to make new plans for the next 10-years. My last 10-years as an IS principal engineer and middle-manager serving critical operations support was a challenging and compatible journey.…

Bluetooth speakers

I got an inexpensive Insignia speakers equipped with Bluetooth. While Fedora Linux is happy to pump audio to it, two things were noticeable: startup latency and a short timeout when unused, so the speakers disconnect requiring manual button touching to regain audio. The solution was not evident, but I found these changes to PulseAudio configuration…

Fedora 22 and ClanLib 4.0

Well, fedup is working just fine on a variety of hosts for me.  That lead me back to look in on the ClanLib SDK project and see what was baking in that game developer’s camp.  The updated API looks shiny and less complicated to implement, perhaps because I no longer see options of it supporting…

Making an eagle on the 1st

Golf is a lifetime pursuit that changes with each stage in your life.  So I take my golfing more seriously during my season between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends — that’s when it’s time to play and accrue the test results for postseason evaluation.  Outside those 16-weeks are for offseason “tinkering”: the usual apparel,…