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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Bob Lutz strikes again

Bob Lutz is once again calling for Tesa's demise, telling CNBC on Tuesday April 2nd, 2019 that Tesla is going to have a very bad time in the next 5 years. He says, and I quote:

"Currently I see no bright future for Tesla whatsoever...its very hard to conjure up a scenario by which Tesla looks good 5 years from now"

You know, I'm not sure I even understand why CNBC has him on, part of me thinks they're trolling him and they think its funny to have this old timer on time and time again just to humiliate himself.

But hey, at least he's consistent.  Maybe we should worry if ever turns into a Tesla bull.


Judge may order Musk to step down as CEO, Oppenheimer analyst says from CNBC.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

IDE or ATA to AHCI in Windows 10

  1. Right-click the Windows Start Menu. Choose Command Prompt (Admin).
  2. Type this command and press ENTER: bcdedit /set {current} safeboot minimal
  3. Restart the computer and enter BIOS Setup (the key to press varies between systems).
  4. Change the SATA Operation mode to AHCI from either IDE or RAID (again, the language varies).
  5. Save changes and exit Setup and Windows will automatically boot to Safe Mode.
  6. Right-click the Windows Start Menu once more. Choose Command Prompt (Admin).
  7. Type this command and press ENTER: bcdedit /deletevalue {current} safeboot
  8. Reboot once more and Windows will automatically start with AHCI drivers enabled.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

VLOOKUP only search for X number of characters

VLOOKUP only search for X number of characters

=VLOOKUP(LEFT(D:D,5),vlook!A:B,2,FALSE)

Highlighted area specifies that vlookup will just look at the first 5 characters, from the left, when performing the lookup.

Excel: How to paste to filtered results



Copy the cell you want to copy

Highlight the area you want to paste to

press: alt ;

press: ctrl V



Sunday, October 16, 2016

Ducky Keyboard not working after power outage

This specifically pertains to the Ducky Zero DK2108.

After a power outage the keyboard stopped responding, and all three greens lights were flashing repeatedly (Caps Lock, ScrLk, NumLk)

After some research, it was determined that the firmware was likely damaged, and a reinstall of the firmware using the Ducky updater was necessary.  I could not find the software on the Ducky website.  Thank you to the support team at mechanicalkeyboards.com for sending me the software the next day.



** Please note, this update is for the Ducky Zero DK2108 model only. ** 
1, Make sure the keyboard is plugged into the back of your PC and disconnect all other unused devices from your PC.
2. Run USB_FD.exe (The application should detect your keyboard and automatically populate the Device box). File previously supplied.
3. Click on the 3 dots next to the Firmware box and select the L1886V25.bin file.
4. Click the Download button to run the update.


Updater and Firmware:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3qtKoMJIJuIaVB2eXVpZl9yQUk

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Upgrading Macbook with a new OWC SSD


  1. Remove old drive.
  2. Install new drive.
  3. Put old drive in enclosure
  4. Boot the computer and press the option key
  5. Select the MacBook drive and make your way to Disk Utilities
  6. Goto Restore Tab and select Source and Destination drives