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(on Wikipedia)
https://us.moleskine.com/en/

These are high-quality notebooks with archival quality paper.

Much of my writing is pen and paper, and it turns out that good paper also matters a lot. I'm perfectly comfortable with cheap paper in a three-ring binder, but I want something much better for travel and for long-term storage. A bookshelf of these little notebooks also look a hell of a lot better than binders.



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NZHT. 103-h2 case - black - front angle

Computers > Quiet cases >

https://web.archive.org/web/20150417142513/http://www.nzxt.com:80/product/detail/103-h2-case.html

NZXT H2 Silent Mid-Sized Tower

aka NZXT CS-NT-H2-B or H2-001-BK

Conclusion: Seems great!

NZXT H2 Silent Mid-Sized Tower

I snapped off the front door, tried to glue it on and then snapped it off again. While it's not fragile as fuck, I'm clumsy and it's not very well made.



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Thermaltake-ST0026Z.jpg

https://web.archive.org/web/20191011175617/https://www.thermaltake.com/C_00001852.htm?id=C_00001852

A tool-free dock. Plug a hard drive in like a floppy. Does not support hot swapping, but doesn't need to. Turn it off, plug in a hard drive, turn it on.

Has two front-facing IDE ports.

Thermaltake BlacX Duet Thermaltake-ST0014U.jpg

https://web.archive.org/web/20181023202139/https://www.thermaltake.com/products-model.aspx?id=C_00001574

This is an eSATA dual hdd docking station.

Purchased so my Raspberry Pi and then CubieTruck could have good storage.

Has both a USB and an EIDE connector. I bought it for the latter.

Using two hard drives simultaneously requires a USB port which has "port duplication", a feature which, sadly, my motherboard didn't have.