Author Archives: Eric

Setting up Retropie on a Raspberry Pi 3

Loser pays, Winner stays During weekends when I was a kid, I used to grab a bag of quarters, hop on the subway, and head to Times Square for the day. In those days, arcades weren’t like Dave and Busters filled with families. This … Continue reading

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Salesforce Security Health Check

Back in Spring ’16, Salesforce added a tool for assessing an org’s security – Setup > Security Controls > Health Check. I hadn’t had a reason to use it until recently. Despite having the standard System Administrator profile, I got the … Continue reading

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DIY Monitor Hood

Given recent upgrades in my printing capabilties, I decided to treat myself to a new monitor as well. After some research, I selected a Dell U2413, a sub-$500, backlit IPS with wide-gamut coverage  (99% Adobe RGB, 100% sRGB). With good reviews on … Continue reading

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Profiling an Epson 9600 with an X-rite i1 Pro and ArgyllCMS

This is part 3 of my continuing experience with an old Epson 9600 i picked up on Craigslist. (See part 1 and Part 2) Do you see what I see? After spending as much on paper, ink, and parts as I did … Continue reading

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Futureproofing the Epson 9600

» This is part 2 of my continuing experience with an old Epson 9600 i picked up on Craigslist. Be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 3) That’s so 20th Century First, I wanted to update the firmware … Continue reading

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Getting the DataColor Spyder 2 to work with Mac OS X 10.8

Given my recent foray into large format printing, I needed to dig into the old junk drawer and excavate my Spyder2 Color Calibrator to profile my monitor. It’s been a few years since I last used it, so off to … Continue reading

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Resurrecting an Epson Stylus Pro 9600 large format printer

» This is Part 1 of 3 part series. Be sure to check out Part 2 and Part 3. In NYC we keep our large format printers in the kitchen. So, what started as a simple desire to enlarge some … Continue reading

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