Author: Jake Bauer <email@example.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 02:49:06 -0400
Update uses and now pages
2 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
diff --git a/pages/now.md b/pages/now.md
@@ -9,15 +9,24 @@
This is a "now" page. It gives an overview of what's going on in my life at the
moment. [Learn more about now pages here](https://nownownow.com/about).
-**Last Updated:** 2021-01-22
+**Last Updated:** 2021-09-30
-I am finishing up my final year of university. There's a lot of work to be done
-on that front so I'm not making that much progress with anything else at the
+I am working full-time and starting to get back to doing various projects on the
### Hobbies and Interests
-I am further exploring tea as a hobby and I've recently taken an interest in
-deep-diving into the OpenBSD operating system.
+I have taken an interest in expanding my programming abilities. I feel that the
+final year of university and the gap between that and work has resulted in my
+programming abilities and knowledge degrading. I want to gather a wide breadth
+of knowledge, so I can find something I really want to dig deep into.
+I am also quite interested in topics of sustainability, repair, and making what
+I have work without buying new things. Inspired by various media I have
+consumed, especially [100r.co](http://100r.co).
+I have also taken an interest in doing more streams. Whether it's working on projects,
+gaming, and so on, I just find it relaxing and fun to stream the progress. It's
+also less likely to result in me being distracted by something.
diff --git a/pages/uses.md b/pages/uses.md
@@ -23,8 +23,8 @@ applications which you can check out on the [old software page](/software). Now
I just use what comes with the system (for the most part) and I get on with my
-On my servers I mainly use OpenBSD, though my NAS and primary home server run
-FreeBSD to take advantage of ZFS and jails. I also use Debian when an
+On my servers I use OpenBSD wherever I can, though my NAS and primary home
+server run FreeBSD to take advantage of ZFS and jails. I also use Debian when an
application doesn't work well or doesn't have straightforward installation steps
on the BSDs.
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ on the BSDs.
[PCPartPicker build list](https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/b/vpLJ7P).
I have a Thinkpad T420s:
@@ -65,17 +65,15 @@ I have a Thinkpad T420s:
- 16GB Storage
- Runs LineageOS with no Google stuff added
-#### OPNSense Router
-It has more horsepower than a router typically needs, but it also does more than
-a typical router. For example, it runs intrusion detection software which scans
-every packet. It also typically only draws 15-20W and stays very quiet. Here are
-* HP SFF Desktop PC w/ Proprietary Motherboard/Case/PSU
- - **CPU:** Intel Core i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz (4C/4T)
+* HP Compaq Pro 4300 SFF PC
+ - **CPU:** Intel Core i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz (2C/4T)
- **RAM:** 2x2GB DDR3
- **Storage:** 120GB Crucial SSD
+ - **Other:**
+ - 2x1GbE PCIe Ethernet Card
+ - 1x1GbE PCI Ethernet Card
#### Main Home Server