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2017

Part 3: Privledge

This is the final part of my blockchain series, continued from Part 2: Blockchain Present and Beyond

Simple ZFS Pool SMART Test Script

I needed a simple way to run SMART tests on my ZFS pools that didn’t require me to manually specify which devices to scan. The following BASH script makes it...

2016

Using Python to get a TTY

I grabbed this snippet from a slide posted at a CTF I attended earlier this year. It was a pretty cool little hack I decided to archive it here in case I eve...

Arduino-Powered Jack o lantern

This Halloween I decided to have a pumpkin-carving contest with my wife. I wanted to leverage my talents, so I took this as an opportunity to buy and play wi...

Python: ROT13 Encryption Implementation

As I learn more about encryption, I enjoy exploring its many aspects, including this ancient method of encryption called the Caesar Cipher, or recently calle...

A Quick and Easy Python Tutorial

This is a translation from a 90 minute class I held on the basics of Python scripting. A download link for the PowerPoint .pptx file is at the bottom of the ...

2015

Henry Ossawa Tanner

While I was searching for artwork for my Every 6 project (and, indirectly, my Life of Christ wallpaper pack), I stumbled across the works of Henry Ossawa Tan...

Gustave Doré

I recently discovered Gustave Doré’s art and love his style. There is something about late 19th century art that I love.

2014

Template for LDS Baptismal Ordinance

I am going to conduct a baptism for my church (Mormon, or LDS) this Saturday and was tasked with creating a program for the event. I looked around and all th...

Secure Cloud Storage: SpiderOak

I’ve learned a lot in the last year of my technical training, particularly in the field of network security and encryption.  What used to be a simple relatio...

2013

Resizing VirtualBox VHD

When I first created my VM for developing, I made the VHD a dynamic hard drive, but limited it to just 30GB. I didn’t think that I could fill that much space...

The End Of The Furrow

“He was experiencing what the earth may experience at the moment when it is opened by the plow so wheat may be sown; it feels only the wound; the thrill o...

2012

2010

Making A Child Theme of Twenty Ten

I realized after a recent upgrade to WordPress 3.0 and after changing my blog’s address that I was tired of my old blog’s look. I was really impressed with t...

Using Lighttpd to Redirect to New URL

My blog’s old domain are set to expire in November. The reason I initially registered the domain was to create a family website. My family traditionally has ...

2009

Bash Script for Sitelutions.com DynDNS

I use sitelutions.com for my websites and subdomains; I love using sitelutions because it’s the best free solution I found for my servers with dynamic IPs. T...

How To: Transmission-CLI and RSS

I really like Transmission-CLI for torrents, however it is lacking many features I used with uTorrent. One of them is downloading torrents automatically from...

A Single, Simple Step

For a long time I have held the belief that, as children of God, we all face different trials during our respective extended stays away from Him. I’m really ...

Theme Pack for Windows 7: Birds

I love birds so I decided to make a theme pack with some high resolution wallpapers. I got most of them from interfacelift.com, a FANTASTIC wallpaper / photo...

Carputer II

A lot has happened since I last posted about my carputer so I’ll try to be complete and short.

Windows 7 Beta on Acer Aspire One Install

I got the Beta of Windows 7 the other day, and after hearing reports that Windows 7 is more netbook friendly, I decided to try it out. I’m installing it on m...

2008

Carputer I

Hello blog, I’m back, and you have a new address, bradford.law-family.org. OK?