I’M BEN PEROVE,
AND I’M A MAKER.
My background is primarily one of servers & networks, though I thrive within the AWS cloud, automating the way backend systems interact, and building remarkable apps. This site breathes life into my projects, with some occasional articles about living abroad.
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Recently, I read Ryan Holiday’s new book Ego is the Enemy. As I went through each section, it had a lasting impact and I felt compelled to write down some of my thoughts. The book contains three sections: Aspire, Success, and Failure. Even before starting into...read more
I needed to compile drivers for the Raspberry Pi Edimax AC450 EW-7711ULC Nano USB WiFi Adapter that I picked up for less than $20 at Amazon to bring 5GHz connectivity to both my RPi2 & RPi3B. OF COURSE I check the officially supported devices list after I bought...read more
My experience with Project Fi Data performance outside of the United States Updated 06.20.2016 *** My Samsung Galaxy S4 has been a great phone. The occasional drop (OK – frequent drops), or subjecting it to extreme travel conditions throughout multiple...read more
After living in another country for more than 6 months, you start to notice little nuances and differences about the way things are. Everywhere you look, things that are just… different. Some things are really obvious and you pick up on them immediately. Other...read more
You might be wondering – how has the Raspberry Pi NAS held up after 1 year, 9 months, and 29 days of traveling & heavy usage daily? Surprisingly well actually. Roll up the sleeves and read on. *** UPDATED 4/9/2016 *** rewrote lsyncd config for version 2.1.6,...read more
*** UPDATED 3.16.2016 In this screencast, I will take you through how to setup the Openfire real-time collaboration server from Ignite Realtime. This free, open source application is a great way to leverage Jabber & XMPP chat capabilities within your...read more