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Tiernan OToole


AS204994, Own IP Space and Anycast

Posted on 01 April 2018. Comments

So, if you are reading this page, it is being delivered with the magic of Anycast… Well, technically, it was before, since i used Cloudflare, and it still is because of Cloudflare, but also because of my own ASN (As204994), some servers in differe...

Blogging on an iPad Pro

Posted on 06 March 2018. Comments

So, a few months back I bought myself an iPad Pro. I got a 10.5” with 64GB Storage and the Smart Keyboard. Since then, i have been mostly using it for playing around: watching YouTube, Netflix, surfing on the couch, etc. but i started to wonder ho...

New Backup Plans

Posted on 25 September 2017. Comments

So, a few weeks back, CrashPlan, one of my chosen backup services, decided to kill their consumer backup plans. Which made me have to rethink my backup plan for the house…Note: This is how I am backing up files, and may or may not work for you. So...

Testing Forestry

Posted on 16 August 2017. Comments

So, as you probably know, this site is built with Jekyll. Jekyll is a Static Site Generator, basically taking an input of a load of text files (see the source repo for this site on Github here) and generating a load more HTML (the static HTML is h...

VSCode and Markdown Monster with Powershell

Posted on 06 May 2017. Comments

A few years back, i created a post showing you how to add an Alias to PowerShell to easily start Sublime Text from a PowerShell command line . This worked well, but this is 2017 (that post is from 2012!) and my daily text editor has changed. I hav...