About two years ago, I started running into a problem with our print farm: the filament sensors on the printers began to fail. It was a very specific failure: the filament sensors started producing erroneous out-of-filament reports. That means that the printer would pause and beep, requesting new filament since it had run out. But… Continue reading False positives on the filament sensor on your Prusa Mk3? Here’s how to fix it.
Yesterday evening, I received a suspicious email. Someone has requested a password reset for the following account: Site Name: The Ploopy Blog Username: colin If this was a mistake, ignore this email and nothing will happen. This password reset request originated from the IP address 18.104.22.168. I actually received an email for each username on… Continue reading Defeating another hacking attempt.
That’s an actual quote from someone who thought that the name “Ploopy” is shitty. Throughout the short history of our company, people have been asking my partner and I why we settled on that name. There’s not really much to it. We wanted a quirky name. I threw it out there as a wild suggestion,… Continue reading “Ya’ll need a new name”
The way that my partner and I run Ploopy is sometimes a bit hard to explain. As a result, we usually don’t bother trying. It requires a lot of words. However, the questions keep piling up. Neither of us are answering them, so the pile keeps getting bigger. This blog will be a place of… Continue reading A blog?