Working with interesting technology: blockchain, IPFS, infrared and ultraviolet photography/videos

I collected over 400 Hive images and put them all in one place

19 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Solominer

There are many images and animations out there for Hive, though its been hard to collect them in the wild. So I made a folder and put them all in one place. I want to share them with everyone. These can be used to make banners, video art, memes, cov...

How I set up my own VOIP phone

18 Aug 2020 3 minute read 5 comments Solominer

These days to have phone service many need to go through their internet provider to get it. And it can be quite costly. It can cost over $20 a month paying for it through your internet provider. I did this for a few years but got tired of getting ri...

Mason Bee Compilation 2020

10 Aug 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Solominer

Finishing off my "A Closer Look at Solitary Bees" series I had a few short clips of the Bees I assembled into a compilation. They were recorded at 60 FPS, so I slowed down the video by half and added some ambient music. The video starts off with the...

Adding Oysters into my diet

18 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Solominer

I went to my local fish market and picked up some east coast Blue Point Oysters on the half shell. They have already been shucked and then frozen. I have never had oysters before, as far as I know. But theres one reason I decided to seek some out an...

Crypto Tip: Have multiple off-ramps ready for your coins

16 Jul 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Solominer

You got to have all your ducks in a row before the moon. Back in 2017, Crypto exchanges shut out new users because they could not keep up with the demand. FOMO was surging when Bitcoin almost hit $20k making long waits for support tickets and other...

Metallic green fly hanging out on leaf

15 Jul 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Solominer

Checking out new growth on some of the plants I came across a metallic green fly on a leaf. It was a sunny day and just hanging out there. So using my macro lens I got as close as possible and took some pictures. It did not seem bothered by me, not e...

A closer look at Solitary Bees Part 8: Final thoughts for the season

9 Jul 2020 2 minute read 1 comment Solominer

The adult bees are done with their seasonal work, being out only from February through April. I look at their homes and discuss how it all went and what to expect next. We look at both the bee cubbies and the bee house. No signs of adult Mason Bees...

THUG Pro Gameplay 07-07

7 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Solominer

Trying out the world famous Kona skate park. I have never skated there IRL but I know a friend that did. I think he ate shit pretty bad, but I guess thats how you get better. I like skating in video games only, I tried a long time ago to try to skat...

Vigilante 8 2nd Offense Gameplay 07-05

5 Jul 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Solominer

Playing as Sheila I drive the Baja Bug and get a gattling gun for a special weapon. Its a small vehicle but a big weapon. The buggy moves around easily and outruns most vehicles I run into. We are playing the Los Angeles docks level and I have to ta...

A closer look at Solitary Bees Part 7: Cold days

5 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Solominer

Around where I live these bees emerge in late February. The time can vary in different places based on when temperatures rise above 55F (12C). In North Georgia this will occur early on in February or March. Winter is not usually done by then and som...