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commit 2077a1d9bc52c9aff5fa1e013b1b6745ec7d9d55
parent d612c9a7869f7cf0529b71a6f701d3781913f4ac
Author: Jake Bauer <jbauer@paritybit.ca>
Date:   Wed, 29 Sep 2021 02:49:06 -0400

Update uses and now pages

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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 ### Day-to-Day -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 -moment. +I am working full-time and starting to get back to doing various projects on the +side. ### 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 work. -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). -#### Laptops +#### Laptop 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 +#### 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 -the specifications: - -* 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