Server Parts/Custom Case

I recently went on a bit of a craze and upgraded my graphic card from a crossfired AMD Radeon HD 5770 to an AMD Radeon r9 280x because I couldn't turn down an amazing deal. As part of the whole package deal, aside from the 280x, I also got a ASRock970 extreme 4 motherboard, an Athlon quad core X4 630 CPU and around 9 gigs of more or less working RAM sticks. Basically I bought a graphics card for a great deal but ended up with enough extra parts to build another computer.…Read more …

Plans for the Website

So it has come to my attention that my website isn't as professional as it should be in the sense that I am using a wordpress implementation entirely so that when recruiters look at my site they'll probably think to themselves: "oh what a lovely site (hopefully) but anyone could just go to wordpress.com, create a 'blog', buy a domain, PAY wordpress to link the domain to their servers and then call it a personal site! No originality or demonstration of skill. :(" The guided thought above is my biggest fear when including…Read more …

Minecraft Server

Quite an informal use for a website that is supposedly supposed to say a lot about the owner. Nonetheless, I have gone through what should've have been a painless process of linking a subdomain to a minecraft server's IP address and will divulge what I've learned. For the most part, one can follow the Mac setup guide found on minecraft's unofficial but really official looking wiki page: http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Tutorials/Setting_up_a_server#OS_X_Yosemite_instructions Getting/Installing/Running the minecraft server: I will assume that java is already installed on your computer but there was a minor blip in the process that…Read more …

Restarting My Website

This wasn't the first. About two years ago, I bought a domain under clayshieh.com as well and was attempting to learn a bit of html, css, and php. I set up a very basic website that had little to no css or php on a free hosting service, 000webhost. Uninterested by the meager results, I eventually gave up on my website and left it to expire. This year, however, after seeing multitudes of people of all ages maintaining websites that documented their accomplishments and projects, I decided once more that I write about…Read more …