Category Archives: SC-Specific

Mail Server Woes…

Having setup a half dozen beefy mailservers in my time, I’ve come to the same conclusion as most… why does it have to be so complicated? Here’s a simple recipe that’s served me well: Sendmail, Dovecot (IMAP / POP3), Spamassassin … Continue reading

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Vincent Frank Spinelli: September 3, 1926 – July 8, 2013

  I find myself with little to say, which is such a disservice to such a good man.  Although, clarity comes from the fact that he lived a life that needed no explanation.  A plain, honest, simple yet intelligent, humble … Continue reading

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Some of the best people…

Sometimes, you’ve got to move on to move forward.  Bittersweet, but necessary. That said, to all my friends (and I use that word intentionally – so many of you have become my friends) at LAG, I leave you with the … Continue reading

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Theresa Anne Delgatto Spinelli: November 27, 1929 – May 19, 2013

Who Cares if it’s Raining – Vincent Frank Spinelli II   In loving memory, Theresa Anne Delgatto Spinelli November 27, 1929 – May 19, 2013 Wife, Mother, Matriarch When Mamma prayed, good things happened – people changed. Not much more … Continue reading

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Takei it or Leave it – My Final Offer

“Defense of Marriage Act.” Under DOMA, passed 17 years ago, same-sex couples who are legally married in their home states are denied federal benefits offered to opposite-sex married couples. There are over 1,000 such benefits, such as tax savings, Social … Continue reading

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GNU GPL Ethics – An analysis of the use of Open Source Software

  The question of “can I use an Open Source application, or just a piece of one, in my closed source / proprietary application” has been a one sided debate for several years.  Those who have actually read the various … Continue reading

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Scavenger – Completed (none too soon)

  A couple weeks of spurratic efforts (as various parts arrived – most late), and Scavenger is complete.  Actually, it was done Saturday, but oh-so-far from tuned. The more dynamic (for lack of a better term: separately powered drivers) contained … Continue reading

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Scavenger

  With a little help from Johnny Turbo, a uniquely small yet wildly potent driver enclosure has been designed. For your audio-bliss, here is Scavenger, a less than 1 cubic foot, port tuned, kilo-watt enclosure that will fit in a … Continue reading

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Just a note to tide you by…

We here at SpinelliCreations Headquarters – deep in the annals of Mole City, where there’s no light, only the sounds of keyboard keys clicking and clacking away, and over-built Chinese knockoff Scooter engines revving… We’ve been busy. Massive updates to … Continue reading

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That boy is a Monster… mu mu mu Monster.

  That server’s a monster… if it wasn’t for the occasional power outage (the ‘blessing’ of lake-effect-snow storms) and hardware failures, these uptimes would be better.  Regardless, they’re not bad in the least.  The list of “1 year uninterrupted uptime” … Continue reading

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