Digitising Videos from an Old Camcorder

My family recently found an old "digital" camcorder, and we wanted to get the old videos (as far back as 2001!) off, to be able to view them from phones and share with other family members. Trouble is, despite the "digital" branding, the camera…

How to activate hibernate in Kubuntu 20.04

First of all, hibernate is not recommended for SSDs. However, if you have a HDD disk installed on your system and you have created a SWAP partition on it with size double than the physical memory, RAM, of the system, you could easily activate the…

Minecraft Battle Dome of Sand, Project

The Sand Battle Dome is a current Player vs Player project. Sand Battle Dome in Development, still full of ocean water - DAY 1.…

Unstable Property Ladder

I have recently had conversations about home ownership and mortgages. All it has really served me with is helping me realise just how much of a swindle it really all is.…

The Online Meeting Axiom

Photo: 'Searching for Dawn' Copyright 2016 Frank J Casella - …The morning sun peeks through the trees behind a fence.

So it's been a year

It was an extraordinary beginning. My first day at Vivaldi - on March 16, 2020 - was not like any other first days I've experienced. I showered, shaved and got ready for work - yeah - but I didn't leave my house. I didn't go to the office and I…

The Franklin eBookMan: Tech that deserved better

Today, we have our smart phones and tablets and Kindles and iPads, and all these other modern day marvels that monitor us and govern our lives.  But, you know, I still prefer my good ol' Franklin eBookMan to handle all of my mobile computing…