Upgrading Synology 412j+ Storage Capacity

Categories: How-to's, Maintenance, Nerd Corner: Tech, Mobile, and Product Development, Technology

About 2 years ago, I bought a couple of hard drives at bargain basement prices. At the same time, we were moving, so I put them into a storage box, and after the move, I forgot about them. This weekend, I came across them, and thought – ‘Hey! this could be a fun weekend project!’ … Read More

Seeing the Trees as well as the Forest

Categories: All things Cultured, Nerd Corner: Tech, Mobile, and Product Development, Product Development, Technology

In my alternate dream world, I live immersed in a world of arts and culture — traveling from gallery to gallery or show to show, allowing myself to get lost in the creativity. Over the past few years, I’ve been delving back into exploring my first love: Art – music, painting, photography. The creativity that … Read More

Fix Corrupted Time Machine Backups

Categories: Apple/Mac, How-to's, Maintenance, Technology
Time Machine Verification Error

If you find these instructions valuable, please provide some feedback and/or comments so that I can feel good about myself 🙂 This past couple months have been a time of experimenting and cleaning up household ‘tech debt’. I’ve had a couple of old laptops that had had met untimely deaths and still needed to have … Read More

The 5 Hats of Product Management

Categories: Nerd Corner: Tech, Mobile, and Product Development, Product Development, Technology

Image courtesy of Bob Jagendorf, on Flickr One of the most misunderstood roles in the valley is that of a Product Manager. Depending upon which company you go to, and which methodologies or processes that company is using, there is a different definition of a product manager. With everyone flocking to Agile/Scrum, there is yet … Read More

Do the impossible: Multitask (part 4 of 5)

Categories: How-to's, Nerd Corner: Tech, Mobile, and Product Development, Product Development, Productivity, Random Thoughts, Social Networks

Welcome to the next function: Notifications, Interrupts, Flags, and Semaphores. If you haven’t already, you may want to read the previous posts: Part 1: Multitasking is a necessity Part 2: Starting points for the 1st function: Prioritization Part 3: Time-Slicing It’s been another week and there’s another article talking about the detriments of multitasking, and … Read More