Jay Dorsey

Can I Juice with a Blender?

Last year I bought a Breville juicer. This year, I'm using a Ninja. Is it a downgrade? (Hint: No) The Ninja I'll use the term Ninja, Ninja Blender, or the Ninja throughout this post. What I mean is the model I bought, the Ninja Ultra Kitchen System 1200 (BL780CO). Any... Read More

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Migrating from WordPress to Ghost

So my website got hacked last month. I caught it by chance. I connected via FTP to my server to check something and noticed a PHP file that looked out of place. Sure enough the source code of the file mentioned someting about the Virusa Worm and AnonGhost. I traced... Read More

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Jay Dorsey on wordpress, ghost, digital ocean, hosting, migration

Revisiting the Astro A50 Battlefield Edition

In late 2012 I gave up on Astro Gaming headsets. I saw potential quality control issues and experienced accessory incompatibility. My gaming system has changed since then and I bought another Astro A50 headset early this year. I dislike it more than the first... Astro A50 Battlefield and PS4 Here's... Read More

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Need for Speed: Rivals Soundtrack

Need for Speed: Rivals has a killer soundtrack. If you're looking to purchase the audio tracks from the game I've compiled a link to the iTunes and Amazon store pages below. The Need for Speed: Rivals soundtrack list Bastille: Pompeii (Kat Krazy Remix) (buy on iTunes, buy on Amazon) Binary... Read More

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Jay Dorsey on music, need for speed, ps4

ASUS RT-AC68

I never thought of consumer routers being spec'd like a computer. At least, until I recently went shopping for a replacement router. I used to rely on the technology compatibility (AC/N/802.11?) and alternative firmwares use to choose my routers. The ASUS RT-AC68 made me take a 2nd... Read More

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Jay Dorsey on asus, router

Reducing spam with filters using the Genesis Framework

Here's how I saved myself time managing spam submitted to my site. It's all about the patterns My blog ranks high enough for certain phrases that I became a target for automated bot spam. At one point I was receiving 60 messages per day. While it may not seem like... Read More

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Jay Dorsey on genesis framework, spam

Looking to buy the Xbox One?

I bought a release day Xbox One. Here's a few issues that have been identified that might help you decide whether you even want to buy a next-generation console—let alone need one. Why I wouldn't buy an Xbox one if I had to do it over again I identified... Read More

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Jay Dorsey on gaming, xbox one