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bio website ca-cycleworks.com
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seen Jun 22 at 2:15

Before you downvote and flag a post, how about instead considering an answer to help the newbie find their way towards an answer? Please help me not think that the sole purpose of a diamond moderator is to run good people off from the SE sites.

The SE network is such a great resource to learn from, however, once you ask "how do I do this?" and they think you're a newb? The normal response Stack Exchange has are its diamond mods do a drive by: vote down, close, and move on without any effort to help the person seeking help.


Ex Navy, biker scum, got a BSEE magna cum laude (with distinction in my degree), embedded Software Engineer, turned entrepreneur. I am IT. Not I-T like information technologies (although I'm I-T, too). Added the bit about having a degree since people who habitually downvote answers seem to all have them, too. I hope that doesn't rub off onto me...

No, IT, like "ha ha you're it"

Running a business has turned me into a modern day DaVinci through necessity. CAD? Yup. Linux sysadmin? Uh-huh. Machinist, Electrician, Php, mysql, postgres, graphics design PS AI ID, non-consensual visual basic, and back to some great embedded C/C++.


May
21
awarded  Popular Question
May
12
comment How to clean up drivers loading at startup
@Moab heck, I never know about autoruns, so thanks to both of you. :D
Apr
16
comment Weird cursor on second display only
Awesome. I changed up my monitors so side one is portrait flipped and there were artifacts (lines showing up) under the mouse pointer. Unticking enable shadow fixed it for me. Thanks!
Apr
1
awarded  Yearling
Mar
25
comment Find out what the motherboard on my computer is
Outstanding answer, just got me the info I was looking for.
Mar
20
revised How to reinstall GRUB2 EFI?
added a reference I just found.
Mar
20
answered How to reinstall GRUB2 EFI?
Feb
12
comment Usecases for unreliable hard drive
@RichardLeMesurier yes! Epic magnets. + they can hold the shiney platter to the fridge which is fun to spin every time I go to the fridge.
Feb
10
comment How to fix warning about ECDSA host key
@bgoodr it's my opinion & solely based upon setting up my own RAID fileserver several times over the past few years. :/ Crap for answer, but start googling ubuntu debian server and you'll see what I mean.
Feb
6
comment What limits Windows 7 x64 machines to <=192GB RAM?
And what M$ does with cpu count and cpu core count is even more absurd. If it didn't require so many licenses, my CAD desktop at work would be a 8 position AMD with 8 cores each. The goal was @fah workstation with the excuse of being a CAD workhorse.
Jan
28
awarded  Tumbleweed
Jan
26
awarded  Scholar
Jan
26
accepted Why doesn't it matter which ports I use on a switch?
Jan
22
comment Why doesn't it matter which ports I use on a switch?
Good points, I edited the question.
Jan
22
revised Why doesn't it matter which ports I use on a switch?
previous edit seemed overly terse
Jan
22
comment Why doesn't it matter which ports I use on a switch?
So from the outside, all the ports look the same however only a subset support QoS? My question intentionally didn't get into management features. + I'm not playing musical chairs; my VoIP boxes stay on their two ports forever.
Jan
22
comment Why doesn't it matter which ports I use on a switch?
+1 this is what I'm asking for! I can imagine advantage to grouping within a module.
Jan
22
revised Why doesn't it matter which ports I use on a switch?
trying to keep on topic...
Jan
22
answered Repurposing old router as switch and/or AP causes other users to suffer increasingly horrible web page load times - is this normal/fixable?
Jan
22
awarded  Student