Joe Beernink


A few weeks ago, I started having problems with my Samsung 22” monitor. It would flicker for a couple of minutes at startup, and then return to normal operations. According to research I’ve found on the web, this is due to a blown capacitor in the unit. It’s fixable, if you know what you’re doing and have skills with a soldering iron. Since I don’t know what I’m doing when it comes… Read More

When I was in college, I lived in a very small apartment (440 square feet) in Toronto on the 17th floor of a 26 story building in a very bad part of town.  I lived on campus for my first two and a half years, but I partied too much, drank too much, didn’t get along with my roommates, my grades tanked and I needed a change.  In this little apartment with… Read More