How to Fix the Blurry, Fuzzy, Ugly Text in Windows 10

Posted on July 7, 2016

After upgrading my Lenovo ThinkPad to Windows 10, I was so pumped. The upgrade went smoothly, all my apps worked, but then I noticed something: some apps had blurry, fuzzy text. Ugly, blurry, fuzzy text. Like this: This might not bother some people, but to me it felt like trying to read a wet book […]

PowerShell and Donald Trump

Posted on June 14, 2016

Still not convinced that you should learn Windows PowerShell? Russia used some awesome PowerShell tricks to hack the Democratic National Committee and get Donald Trump’s opposition research file. While you shouldn’t (and hopefully won’t) use PowerShell for international espionage, there are some really awesome things you can do with it, like building out an entire […]

New book! Learn Cisco Network Administration in a Month of Lunches

Posted on March 15, 2016


The pre-release of my new book, Learn Cisco Network Administration in a Month of Lunches, is available from Manning Publications’ early access program. The book is a tutorial designed for beginners who want to learn how to administer Cisco switches and routers. Set aside a portion of your lunch hour every day for a month, […]



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