Michael Bolanos


About Michael Bolanos

Professional IT Consultant, Entrepreneur, Friend of Humans, Animals, and Earth.


A Brief History On How I Got Into Robotics   Recently updated !

Robotics technology is mainstream now, it seems to be evolving much more rapidly than when I first started learning about them in more technical detail. My interest in robotics is just like any other person with a fascination for Tech.  But, my background is not the same as many Roboticists.  […]

Michael Bolanos makes Robots

Off The Grid Solar Accessories (for Small Scale Projects)   Recently updated !

We are putting together a publicly viewable selection of items we choose and recommend for off the grid and emergency preparedness applications.  This is our first list.  Keep checking for updates as we refine our list for the most essential items. How about a portable Power Bank like this Goal […]

Solar Energy Facts

Your Firewall needs an update   Recently updated !

Security should be one of the top things to check on your Router Firewall.  Consider that the U.S., Britain, and Australian government have recently accused the Russian government of maliciously targeting global internet equipment (home routers) for political and economic espionage.  Firmware/software updates to your equipment can help to secure […]

Malware

Asus RT-AC68U (AC1900)

The Best Router Firewall for Home & Small Business 2018   Recently updated !

Asus vs Linksys vs Netgear – For 2018 we have some great new routers from Asus, Linksys, and Netgear, they are the top 3 vendors I support in SOHO, small offices, and homes.  There was a time when the Linksys WRT54G seemed like the most popular router for small businesses and […]


What is Plex and Cord-cutting?   Recently updated !

Plex and Cord-cutting has gone mainstream.  People are freeing up extra cash each month by not subscribing to Comcast, AT&T, or Direct TV fees.  Those fees we are discussing might be the entire bill, or even the nickel and dime fees that add up on cable boxes, subscriber cards, additional […]

cord-cutter

Slacktivism

Social Media vs. Humanity   Recently updated !

Why do we need a Facebook alternative? The Internet is evolving rapidly.  Humans are not keeping pace.  Technology companies are shoving technology into our lives and humans are not prepared for the rapid pace.  Humans are not wired up for this (yet.)   Humans began their evolution as hunters and gatherers, […]