On Monday, 12/21/2021 @ 5:30PM, I took a nighttime walk-thru of Christmas in The Park in downtown San Jose. One of Silicon Valley’s biggest holiday events. Volunteers were still decorating the Christmas trees. Christmas in The Park is open noon to midnight from Black Friday through New Year’s Day.
Did The CIA Assassinate JFK Over Bird Drones?
The 1963 JFK assassination came back into the news this week. The National Archives released a new batch of declassified documents that made no one happy. The CIA killed JFK over his refusal to exterminate 12 billion birds and replace them with drones. (Wait, what? I need to make a tin foil hat.) And why I think people are stupid.Read more “Did The CIA Assassinate JFK Over Bird Drones?”
Christmas Tree @ Eastridge Mall (San Jose, CA) #SHORTS
The Christmas tree at Eastridge Mall in San Jose/Silicon Valley, CA, on Sunday, 12/12/2021, from four different directions (north, east, south, and up). Music is “Jingle Bells” by Kevin MacLeod. Happy holidays!
3 Steps to Take After Every FortNite Update
FortNite Chapter 3 Season 1 came out last week. The chapter update was 10GB in size. The patch update that came out two days later was only 180MB. The weekly updates during the season are often two to three gigabytes. After every update, whether large or small, I follow these three steps before I start a new game.Read more “3 Steps to Take After Every FortNite Update”
Take CompTIA Linux+ Cert Beta Exam (XK0-005) for $50 #SHORTS
CompTIA is now offering a $50 US beta exam (XK0-005) for their Linux+ certification. Regular exam price is $380 US. You can scheduled the beta exam from now through Friday, February 18, 2022. The results won’t be official until the exam releases in June 2022.
I scheduled my online exam for the last day to give myself two months of studying time. I got the “CompTIA Linux+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide: Exam XK0-004” by Ted Jordan. I should pass since I used Linux since the late 1990s.
Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2021 Shopping Haul
For Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2021 deals, I bought four products to change different aspects of my life.
- ASRock Fatal1ty B450 AM4 Mini-ITX Motherboard
- Roberto Blake’s Brand Deals Starter Kit
- Apple Pencil 2
- MindHub Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900) Practice Test
Let’s look at my shopping haul for this year.Read more “Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2021 Shopping Haul”