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Grid Up. Grid Down.

January 24th, 2018

The grid has been having intermittent issues since last night’s thunderstorm, and the power was off for most of the afternoon today. Back to posting early AM NZ time tomorrow, assuming the power stays on.

Support Cryptogon with Bitcoin Cash

November 17th, 2017

High fees and slow confirmations have made Bitcoin very unpleasant to use. How about supporting Cryptogon with some of your cheap to use and fast confirming Bitcoin Cash? Current cryptocoin addresses are always on the support page. Want to send some other coin? Just let me know and I’ll generate a wallet address for you. […]

Support Cryptogon with Your Hashing Power

November 8th, 2017

Update: Thanks! Thanks to the person out there running NiceHash for Cryptogon and bringing in NZ$1.17/day. Really cloudy on my end today. I’ve got enough juice to run the hot water cylinder, but not the miners. 😉 — There are a relatively high number of people involved with cryptocurrencies reading Cryptogon, so I thought I’d […]

Jim Marrs Died

August 4th, 2017

Via: Jim Marrs / Facebook: From the family of Jim Marrs: Jim died today from a heart attack. We will celebrate his life next month with a Texas size wake at our house.

Bluehost Summer Hosting Sale Ends Today

June 27th, 2017

$2.95/mo for 36 months, ends 11:59 PM MT. If you’ve been thinking about starting a website, or are looking to change hosts, check out BlueHost. I’ve hosted Cryptogon with Bluehost since 2005. Get a great hosting package and support Cryptogon at the same time. Thanks for your support!


May 28th, 2017

Several people alerted me to a problem on Cryptogon earlier today. Indeed, there was a database problem that resulted in no posts displaying. I’ve got it working again.

DIY EV and Powerwall/ESS: Insane Deal on New LG Lithium Ion Packs

May 11th, 2017

Heads up for people doing DIY EV and ESS projects—and no need to hear from the Nervous Nellies. Jehu Garcia grew up in Tijuana with a dirt floor in his house and a hole for a toilet. All day, the Nervous Nellies tell him that he’s going to blow himself up after poking his eye […]

Hydrologist Needed

February 8th, 2017

A friend, and Cryptogon reader, is behind an effort to protect a valued body of water in New Zealand. She requires an experienced hydrologist for a paid consulting job involving, “A critical review of a critique of a heavily math-based, computer conceptual model.” If you know of a hydrologist who would like a consulting job, […]

PR1ME Mathematics: Singapore Mathematics in New Zealand for Homeschooling Families

January 15th, 2017

Quick homeschooling announcement… If you’re homeschooling in New Zealand and interested in Singapore Maths, you will have no doubt noticed that getting the materials here is an expensive hassle. We have been buying the California standards edition materials from the U.S. and having them shipped over to New Zealand at astonishing expense. Thankfully, those days […]

No Internet Access

December 14th, 2016

My ISP has had an outage requiring a helicopter to get guys to a remote site. Not ETA for a fix. I might take the night off.

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