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Life Long Reads

Shelter in Displacement

As my vacation drew to a close, I walked into the kitchen one morning to find water dripping down the light fixture and onto the couch from bubbles in the ceiling, an observation that set events into motion that now require us to temporarily vacate the condo. The residence above ours developed a leak in […]

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Life Long Reads

Confounding, Perplexing, Conclusion

Today, I gave my CPC presentation. I think it’s supposed to stand for Clinical Pathological Correlation…or was it Case Presentation Conference? Despite my lack of certainty on the acronym’s meaning, a CPC is kind of a capstone project for the Pediatrics component of my residency program. An attending physician assigns a senior resident the task […]

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Matter Science

A Headache of a Headache

Clinical case presentation given in partial fulfillment of the UCSD Child Neurology residency program. Among other things, working through this particular case emphasized the broad differential diagnosis of aseptic meningitis. Available on Google Slides or as a pdf download. Mentor: Begem Lee, MD

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Life Reshare

RATM Cover

A kid named Audrey and her dad cover Rage Against the Machine’s “Killing in the Name Of.” I expect this to be the best video I will see this week.

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Energy

WordPress: Redirect All Traffic Except Admin Page

As much as it breaks my heart, it is time to fully migrate everything from mistypedURL.com over to Castello.me. Pointing all the old links from Google searches to their new location can be accomplished with some changes to the .htaccess file. Found via Stack Overflow, an extra line can exempt the WordPress admin panel from […]

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Energy

FreeNAS: Reverse Proxy, NextCloud, and Joplin

This is a mega-project that has existed as various schemes scrawled in my notebook for quite some time, likely approaching the order of years. I have long wanted to put my storage to use replacing Dropbox as my source of between-device file syncing, and I’ve been cautious of note-taking apps ever since being forsaken first […]

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Life Short Reads

Reclamation

My first foray into “writing stuff online” was through the “journal” feature on a little website called DeviantArt (then stylized as deviantART). This despite having previously avoided LiveJournal, Xanga, MySpace, and extensive AIM profile updates. It might have been because I had started a physical journal some time before, or perhaps due to growing tired […]

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Life Long Reads

2πr(aspberry)

Vacations for residents at my stage of training are scheduled almost a year in advance. Among all the different rotations are nestled two consolidated bits of time off to enjoy and do with it as one pleases. I have tried to use it for travel if I can, as any trip longer than a few […]