> Page 2 of 3 for It’s Just This Little Chromium Switch Here - page 2 of 3 | Courtney Rosenthal

It's Just This Little Chromium Switch Here - page 2 of 3

Blogging by Courtney Rosenthal

Buying a New Computer Monitor

Jan 22, 2022

An easy upgrade for my eyes and workspace

Welcome to 2022 and another year of remote work. Around the new year I decided it was time for me to upgrade my five-year-old monitor.

Android Private DNS Considered Helpful and Harmful

Jan 20, 2022

It's great until it sucks

Starting with Android 9 Pie, a new feature called “Private DNS” was introduced.

My Favorite Sandwich Joints in Austin

Jan 3, 2022

sudo get me a sandwich

Hey, who wants a sandwich? If you do – and if you live in the Austin area – here are some of my local favorites.

A Minimal Solution for Running Pi-hole Docker Under Traefik

Dec 31, 2021

Ad blocking and privacy protection on the local network

Pi-hole is a free and open source program that provides ad blocking and tracker blocking to everything on your local network. It even works with smart devices, like my Roku streaming box.

Holiday Letter 2021

Dec 23, 2021

Yo Ho Ho, Bitches

Seasons greetings.

The AWS Complexity Tax

Dec 5, 2020

I knocked 40% off my Amazon AWS bill by making less stupid choices

When I was a self-employed consultant, I spent hundreds of dollars a month on data center costs for my (non-production) R&D services – a legitimate business expense. These days, I still maintain server instances in the cloud. But now, they are a hobby cost that I pay out of pocket and I want to be frugal with that.

One Weird Trick to Avoid Home Automation Traps

Oct 7, 2020

tl;dr: avoid Wi-Fi

If you are into home automation – lights, locks, thermostats – a trap lies in wait.

The Rise and Fall of the Unicom Empire

Oct 5, 2020

A domain name that is older than the commercial Internet

Over thirty years ago, I established UNICOM.COM as my identity on the net. Today, that chapter has closed.

It's Just This Little Chromium Switch Here

Latest blog posts

Holiday Letter 2022

Dec 23, 2022

Greetings! I hope you had a most excellent 2022.

Protect Austin Public Library from Library Book Bans

Aug 30, 2022

On Thursday, September 1, the Austin City Council is poised take a stand opposing book banning and library censorship. At...

Jekyll problems with Ruby 3.0

Aug 7, 2022

In my previous post, I discussed my publishing workflow for this website.

My Website Publishing Workflow

Aug 6, 2022

I used to run a pretty complicated publishing workflow on this website. I don’t anymore. I’m writing this up because...