Author: Jack Lail

  • Upgrading the Wi-Fi seemed such a simple idea

    Upgrading the Wi-Fi seemed such a simple idea

    A few weeks ago I decided to upgrade my aging, but rock solid Wi-Fi network. I’m considering dropping cable for television so I wanted to make sure I had robust and speedy connectivity. If I’m only using YouTube TV and streaming services for television, I wanted to make sure I had good coverage, plenty of […]

  • 9/11 from my photo archives

    9/11 from my photo archives

    A lot will be written and broadcast about 9/11 on its 20th anniversary on Saturday. Here are a few glimpses from my personal time machine. We went to New York in the summer of 2001. During the trip, we went to lower Manhattan, but didn’t go in the towers. Little did we know that by […]

  • Time marches through the neighborhood

    Time marches through the neighborhood

    With new census data just out for Knoxville and Tennessee (Explore), here’s a fun look at how my Northshore Hills neighborhood has changed from 1959 to present using aerial imagery from the Knoxville, Knox County, Knoxville Utilities Board Geographic Information System, usually just called KGIS. Credits: Images:KCIS: https://www.kgis.org/portal/?portalid=0 Audio:Fast Talkin by Kevin MacLeod is licensed […]