Smartphone Addiction. Is it a ‘thing’?

Since the beginning of mainstream television, there have been many studies on the pathological effects of excessive television on the developing brain. The general consensus being that excessive television turns our kids into zombies by numbing their minds and promoting a lethargic lifestyle. Likewise, smartphones have made their way into our daily lives in such an intrinsic way.… Read More »

HDCP Problems with Bell 4K Receiver

Issue: When I connect the my Bell VIP8662W 4K receiver to my Denon 7.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD AV receiver then I get the following error on my 1080p non-4K television: “This content can not be displayed because your TV does not support HDCP 2.2“. The 4K receiver works fine when connected directly to the television. The… Read More »

Home Network Segmentation

Asus will no longer be updating the codebase for the software that runs my trusty RT-AC66U wifi router. So, what started out as a project to replace the router with an updated model has evolved into a complete revamp of my home network model. Criteria for the new network included the ability to segment and secure the network… Read More »

Resolution: Level Four Autonomous Cars Should be Legalized in the United States

Abstract This paper will examine the benefits that arise from the adoption of level four autonomous cars, and will effectively argue for the legalization of this technology in the United States. A critical analysis of the safety benefits of this technology finds the combination of cooperative abilities through vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications systems, machine learning technologies,… Read More »

Age well and prosper

To me, aging well is all about doing all that I can, within reason, to be the best version of ’me‘ possible. Physically and mentally. I have been doing that since my teenaged years and I expect that I will be doing it for the rest of my life. I measure ‘aging well’ by comparing myself against others… Read More »