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nysos4 – Server Upgrade

In October 2020 I upgraded the hardware of my home server. In particular I decided to upgrade my existing setup by replacing the mainboard with a ASrock J5040-ITX. I opted for this board for three reasons (loosely sorted by priority): Support for Intel Quick Sync for media trans-coding, lower TDP, and support for 4K via […]

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From Academia to Industry

A personal 3 year retrospective Since more than three years I left academia and joined adidas Runtastic as an information security engineer. In this blog posts I discuss what made me move to industry and what I learned so far. After finishing my masters in Stockholm, I worked in academia for almost 10 years. This […]

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nysos v3 – home theater PC

In June 2015, i replaced my old home theater PC with new hardware. This is the third time I upgraded my HTPC hardware, thus the name: nysos v3. I am now using an AMD Kabini APU, which resulted in quite some performance improvements for the full-encryption RAID5 storage of my setup. In May, I attended […]