Tech

First Impression: The Samsung UN24H4000 24-Inch 720p LED TV

I purchased the The Samsung UN24H4000 24-Inch TV to serve as test TV for trying out streaming media devices before cutting the cable tv cord, and...

Google Fiber Speed Test: MS Surface Pro with a USB Gigabit...

This speed test reflects the connection speed between my Microsoft Surface Pro connected to the Google Fiber Network Box via a 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet...

Google Nexus 7 Replacement: The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0″ Tablet

In early 2017, the Google Nexus 7 that came with my Google Fiber installation started having battery charging problems.  Though I had read that the...

Speed Test: Microsoft Surface Pro Connected to Google Fiber Network Box...

This speed test reflects the connection speed between my Microsoft Surface Pro and the Google Fiber Network Box, via Wi-Fi, in the same room...

Lifestyle

Navigating Homelessness: The Need To Know List

Truly it can happen to anyone with a little bad luck, spent savings and an untimely illness: despite a privileged upbringing I became homeless a few years back and I found myself facing a...
video

The “Tiny Home” Movement | WBTV Charlotte, NC

In this clip about the tiny home movement, WBTV Charlotte, NC,  features Jewel D. Person, who downsized from a regular sized home to a tiny house. You can learn more about Jewel’s Tiny House journey...
video

A Man Named Pearl

This is the trailer for the "A Man Named Pearl" documentary. I've seen two versions of this documentary; one on HGTV and one on Super Soul Sunday, on OWN. The documentary is about Pearl Fryar,...
video

A Homesteader Says Goodbye | Railroad Alaska

71 year old offgridder Dan Mawhinney has decided that, after 41 years living far from society, it’s time to sell his remote cabin, which is a 4 hour hike from his Alaska Railroad pick-up...