Category: Technobabble

This is a catch all category for hopefully simple descriptions of technical concepts.

PC Boot Past and Present

Published on December 20, 2023 at 5:36 am by LEW

Just uploaded a video on PC booting where I discuss legacy/BIOS/MBR and UEFI/GPT. There seems to be some confusion on this topic for a lot of people. So this is my thoughts on the subject.


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Tagaytay Network Part 2: Current Setup

Published on October 23, 2023 at 10:25 am by LEW

Router Introduction

Having looked at the original network setup in the last post, lets turn our attention to what is currently in place. The current setup is somewhat more complex than the earlier version and addresses some of the original issues. (more…)

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Tagaytay Network Part 1: Some Thoughts

Published on October 21, 2023 at 4:50 pm by LEW


In this series of posts I am going to walk through the previous, current, and possible future states of my home network in Tagaytay. I want to review how it became what it is today, and what I hope it becomes in the future. (more…)

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Tackling the Storage Monkey

Published on May 3, 2023 at 4:08 pm by LEW


Some days ago I decided to try out a couple of Network Attached Storage (NAS) applications in VirtualBox before deciding which one I would like to deploy on the network. And I came to a startling conclusion. I don’t really need NAS! (more…)

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Nftables, A Simple Introduciton

Published on April 29, 2023 at 7:45 pm by LEW

What Is Nftables

The nftables package is a part of the latest version of netfilter, a Linux kernel framework for packet filtering, network address translation, and port translation. It is the successor to the venerable iptables for provides the functionality to control packet movement through our network. (more…)

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