Brandon Konkle
Brandon Konkle

Freelance full-stack Node & React developer, supporter of intersectional social justice, enthusiastic nerd, loving husband, and father. Hire me for your next project!

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CenturyLink Actiontec Q1000 & Airport Extreme Bridge

My new CenturyLink 40 Mbps DSL connection was just installed today, and unfortunately I had considerable difficulty getting the Qwest-branded Actiontec Q1000 Modem/Router combo (henceforth referred to as “modem") to work in transparent bridge mode with my Apple Airport Extreme. It turned out to be a very quirky thing, so I thought I’…

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IT Competition

“It wasn’t this busy during the dot-com boom. The demand now is at the point where the candidates are more in command of the process than they know. They hear that the economy is about to tank, and assume there are hundreds available for their position, when it’s exactly the opposite.” “Ov…

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User Agreements == Oppression

Over a year ago now, Sony removed the “Other OS" feature from the Playstation. This was something they advertised as a feature, and was a big part of my decision to switch to Playstation. I’d like to be able to install Linux and awesome software like Boxee and use the Playstation as a media center. Through an online “update", they took th…

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Switching from Linux to Mac

Embracing Minimalism Over the course of the last year, I've slowly gone through a major shift in my philosophy about technology and about life in general. I've begun to see the great value of minimalism, and as a result I've begun to strive for elegant simplicity. For a long time, I've almost obsessively tinkered with my computer setup,…

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