Blog Neglect

One of my 2018 goals is to blog at the very least, one a week…  Here we are at the end of January and i’m not exactly achieving.  No excuses, although I do think that the chaos of the beginning of the school year is a pretty good one. The good news is that on that front, I am way more organised than I was in 2017.  School Stationery was ordered online weeks ago and arrived promptly.  Tonight was “the night of the book covering”.  Living the dream huh All, in all, i’m ready to continue with this year being my…

Back in the Fast Ring!!

After three weeks… I’m back in the fast ring!! Truth be told, I never really left and my other work machines, including the “Frank-in-800”, a seriously modified HP Z820 that was put together by stripping down and combining two HP Z800 and two HP Z820 workstations.  The “Frank-in-800” hosts my multiple lab environments.  Yes, even my lab runs on Windows Insider Fast Ring. The trouble all started just before Christmas.  A stack of new gear had just arrived as part of a small initiative – a tech refresh where a small group of people would be able to chose from a…

First Insider Build of 2018

Well, it’s the last few days of my vacation and what better way to conclude it that a shiny new Windows Insider (Fast Ring) build. Build 17074 has arrived and after all sorts of problems installing the previous build on my work Dell XPS 13, I have high hopes for this build. Here are the release notes along with bug fixes and known errors – Always worth reading before upgrading. P.

Let’s kick this off…

It’s the start of a brand new year, and what better way to kick it off than jumping into the world of writing my own blog. The holiday break is almost over for me, and a return to work is not far off.  It will be interesting to see how this writing stuff works out once I return to work, and I’m sure like previous years, 2018 will be just as busy. I have many personal and professional goals to achieve this year, and I look forward to sharing some of these here. A few of my big goals at…