360 Video for Immersive Nature Sounds

Our show, Nature Sounds of Ontario, Canada is changing to Immersive Nature Sounds, and will feature 360-Video along with the binaural 3D audio of nature recordings! Continue reading

Mako – Way Back Home (WE ARE FURY Remix)

One thing that always gets me is really. tight. harmonies. Mako had it on the original of Way Back Home, but I wanted something with a bit more intensity (it’s a pretty mellow track). Enter Trap Nation with the WE ARE FURY remix of Mako’s classic. Continue reading

Birdy – Skinny Love (Vanic Remix)

Time to turn up your speakers! This is a great remix. It’s a 5-minute crescendo that doesn’t stop oozing awesomesauce. Just when you think it’s starting to drip, Vanic turns back on the tap. Birdy has a great vocal, and the bassline build coupled with the unexpected (but oh, so welcome) dubstep breakdown makes it impossible for me to turn off the repeat feature. Continue reading

Why support may ask for your backup.nems file, and why you should never share it with others

During support sessions I often request either SSH access or a copy of the user’s backup.nems file. SSH access, it should be obvious, should not be shared with just anyone. Also, you should never, ever, ever, open SSH to the world on your NEMS server if you have not yet initialized it. This is because there are botnets that look for Raspberry Pi computers which use the default “raspberry” password, and then compromize them. Continue reading

Configuring email notifications in NEMS

A step-by-step guide to configuring Email Notifications on your NEMS Server. Continue reading

Sound Of Walking Away – Illenium ft. Kerli

I love how Kerli just rips through this track. She has such a wicked tone. That high vocal before the beat drops? YES! And Illenium does it again. SFW. Continue reading

NEMS 1.2.1 Technical Information

The following is the technical information outline of NEMS (Nagios Enterprise Monitoring Server). Continue reading

NEMS Changelog Archive

This is the historical changelog. For the latest version of NEMS please visit baldnerd.com/nems
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Add A Drive to Linux and Encrypt It

Do you use an external hard drive, USB Flash drive or other removable media for your personal or company backups? Let’s encrypt it! Continue reading

I hosted an episode of The Pixel Shadow!

I’m so not a gamer, but over the weekend I got the fun chance to record an episode of The Pixel Shadow with me as host. Continue reading