Author Archives: Nick Bernstein

Quick Little Powershell Script

Here’s a quick little powershell script I wrote to illustrate the relationship between Aggregates, Shelves, and raid-groups for a student who was a little confused as to their relationship: $raidGroup = 0; $shelf=1; $rgSize=8; $shelfBays = 24 $numShelves = 2 … Continue reading

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Giving away my minolta maxxum 400si

I’m giving away my old minolta 400si to a photography student after years of it sitting in the closet collecting dust. It took me a full two or three months to save up for this thing in ’01, back when … Continue reading

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Ripping my dvd collection

So a while back we had a smallish earth quake, which made my shelves, which were none-to-sturdy anyway, decide the walls were no longer where they wanted to be. I came home to dvds strewn across the floor, and more-or-less, … Continue reading

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Hacked. :/

My hosted web-server got hacked last night. I’m guessing it was via dokuwiki, which was out of date, but dang it, that’s annoying. Never-the-less, tip of the hat to Hidden Pain. Egg on my face. For the next couple days, … Continue reading

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More airline strangeness

Me: hi, I was wondering if any upgrades are available, and if so, how much they cost. Gate agent: oh, next time just have them put you on the list when you check your bag. Me: oh, I’m a united … Continue reading

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Netapp Instructor Wanted

open position for a Netapp Instructor. You’ll get to travel – work two – four weeks / month. Continue reading

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How changing my homepage let me loose forty pounds and start a company.

How changing my homepage let me loose over forty pounds and start a company. Simple technique where you can use google docs as a home page to track goals and actions towards those goals. Continue reading

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More Human than Human

I’ve been working on a startup project on the side for almost a year now – focusing on pattern recognition, natural language processing stuff, and predictive statistical modeling… it’s been fun. Continue reading

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Would you participate in this kind of contest?

I’m thinking, along w/ some people I’m working on a start-up with, of running a contest to help up “train” the back end “artificial intelligence engine” which is used in our software. Here’s the gist: you would log-in to a … Continue reading

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Making me reach a bit

I wrote a little while back about some of the things my startup has gotten me to work on, but it occurred to me today, after I being grumpy and frustrated for a good chunk of the day – the … Continue reading

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