Attack the Week

August 3, 2015 Business Rob Steele

Well today is Monday and I thought it would be a good idea to try something new. I’ve been reading the Tim Ferriss classic: “The Four Hour Work Week” and have looked at some normal everyday actions with a new set of eyes. Mostly in an effort to become more effective with my time, I […]

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Windows 10 IoT Raspberry Pi 2 Setup Tutorial

July 19, 2015 Technology Rob Steele

After researching tons of use cases and features of IoT devices and machine learning techniques, I decided to go ahead and purchase my first Raspberry Pi 2. I primarily want to explore setting up sensors and streaming that sensor data to various cloud providers.  I’ve also looked at a couple projects dealing with some mesh […]

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VMware Photon on vCloud Air

July 2, 2015 Technology Rob Steele

Tonight I wanted to provision one of VMware’s newest open source projects on . Photon is a minimal Linux container host OS. It is designed to have a small footprint and boot extremely fast on VMware platforms. Photon is optimized for vSphere and validated on VMware product and provider platforms. Photon supports the following container […]

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Xbox Elite Controller

June 15, 2015 Gaming Rob Steele

Announced today at #XboxE3 was a couple pieces of good news and one I have mixed feelings about. First lets get onto the good stuff !!! The first and probably the best news by far is the fact that Xbox One will now have backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games ! I can’t stress how much […]

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Cisco Live 2015 – ABC Guide

February 25, 2015 Technology Rob Steele

Cisco Live is coming around again this year and in order to get all of the information to you I thought the easiest way to organize it would be to do it alphabetically. So here is my attempt to give you all you need to know about Cisco Live 2015 in ABC order… Cisco Live Aerosmith […]

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EMCElect 2015

February 23, 2015 Technology Rob Steele

First and foremost I want to thank the EMCElect of 2014, I had a great year and learned quite a bit on utilizing social media for the greater good of the community. I’ve always had social profiles and dabbled with social media but this past year I truly learned the value and benefits of social media. […]

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February 3, 2015 Technology Rob Steele

Incase you missed the EMC VSPEX BLUE announcement earlier today, you can still access the launch presentation here. The VSPEX BLUE offering is a hyper-converged infrastructure appliance that integrates VMware’s EVO: Rail software stack with EMC’s management software. In  keeping with the EVO:Rail reference architecture, each VSPEX Blue appliance has four server nodes in a 2U rackmount […]

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VMware vCloud Air from Beta to Now

January 27, 2015 Technology, Uncategorized Rob Steele

I was given the privilege to test out what was formally called VMware vCHS on demand, and up until the beta phase of OnDemand you would have to size and buy chunks of resources if you were going to use the VMware vCHS service. When they announced the beta on demand program I was nothing […]

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Unboxing my Custom Scuf One Xbox Gaming Controller

January 15, 2015 Gaming Rob Steele

I’ve been gaming for quite awhile and am very competitive in nature, so naturally I’m always looking for ways to enhance my competitive game play. I mostly play first person shooters and even more specific, I have invested much of my time into the Call of Duty franchise. With that said, the first step into […]

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What are Clan Tokens in Advanced Warfare ?

December 18, 2014 Gaming Rob Steele

I’m just getting started / familiar with Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Clans and noticed that there is a “Clan Tokens” metric. I’ve looked in multiple locations in the game and had to resort to search online for answers to what they are and what they are used for. I would assume they would be […]

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