Montevideo Uruguay

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Montevideo Uruguay for work. To be honest before working at my current employer I had never really heard of the country other than knowing it was in Latin America. After my most recent trip in February to Montevideo I must say if you have never been you should make a point to visit - Read more

Mac OS Yosemite and ZFS raid not mounting

I recently updated my mac pro from Mavericks to Yosemite.  Afterwords my ZFS raid 5 stopped working (was not seen by the system). Please read this entire guide and the warnings before trying to fix your issue! Also please backup your data before trying to fix your zfs raid. To fix this I did the following: Next i upgraded my zpool Read more

Meet Parker

Just a quick post - but meet Parker, a new member of my family! He is a great little kitten who is playful and really enjoys hanging out with me. When I got this kitten he was .7 lbs, now he's almost 3 lbs he's growing fast! Hes a handful but a blast to have Read more

Installing WebKeePass

I wanted to install WebKeePass, an easy to use password manager which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way via a web interface. Its also totally free and very robust which were major bonus in my oppinion. There are many quides out there but I did not find a single complete, end-to-end, guide that walks you though the Read more



Okay, Okay, I know i said I would post all future ham radio updates on, but the FCC has officially awarding me the call sign WY9U. Anyhow I am stoked and ill keep the ham post on shanekarl limited!

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I applied to the FCC for a new amateur radio call sign, WY9U. My application is still being process but I was told it will be granted! I have purchased the and domains and going forward all info about my ham radio usage/dealings will be on I am working with the owner of and hope to soon be able to host on in the very near future.

Check the site out and I welcome constructive feedback!

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