Why I train

Why I train

The simple truth of it is i want some resemblance of control. Where i can tell myself matter-of-fact that i had significant influence on the outcome of my undertaking. A safe emotional and mental environment where i can break and rebuild myself in every aspect of life...
anti-social commentary

anti-social commentary

I get my news off of social media, it’s convenient. I typically just browse through feeds of a few personalities I follow to get my fix when I’m interested then move along. I make it a point to ignore the comments section to save both my sanity and time....
Stitched Up

Stitched Up

I was at the Army MTB trail in Taguig yesterday, testing out my Surly Karate Monkey to see how it handles. On my last loop i tried the red trail and ended up crashing near the end. I thought it was nothing until I padded myself down and felt a notch in my shin. I...
Synology DS216+II RAM Upgrade

Synology DS216+II RAM Upgrade

Just finished upgrading my Synology DS216+II to 8GB of DDR3L (low voltage) Kingston memory, from the stock 1GB RAM.. This will hopefully improve performance and caching, especially since I can turn off memory compression now and perhaps help with Plex Hardware...

Plex Hardware Transcoding on the Synology DS216+II

I signed up for the Plex Pass for $4.99 to have access to the preview release of the Plex Media Server 1.7.x which had support for hardware transcoding for inlet based Synology NAS units. Fortunately my research turned out to be true and it actually worked! My...
the road less traveled

the road less traveled

For a high school dropout, things have been working very well for me so far. Got a place I can call my own, a job I actually like and the time and financial freedom to do what I like, and enjoy life. For everything I never had and wished I had helped me know what and...