Hi Everyone! We’re back from our vacation, and I just HAVE to tell you ALL about this new ship we’ve just bought! We JUST picked it up from the dealer out on at the Federation Navy Assembly Plant out on Eglennaert 1, Moon 14! It’s just FABOO! Here’s a quick picture of it while weRead More
Friendzzzz, open our K&R to page 32, psalm 12. Today we shall recite from the Book of Why, wherein all manner of faults in life are exposed for cleansing… Let us begin… Why… did my MythTV primary volume kick the bucket just at the point where I’m ready to start working on some code toRead More
Posting has been at an all time low lately. I think it’s a combination of “Do people really want to hear the drivel I’m spouting?” coupled with “I’d like to contribute something useful, but this just seems boring.” Ah well, here’s some more yammerings for ya.
Today an annoyance on my new desktop machine ‘yawl’ (A Dell GX260 snarfed on ebay, as mentioned here), finally got to the point where Something Had to be Done. What follows is a geeky story of problem solving under Linux, which usually involves a tremendous amount of yak shaving, but in this case, was aRead More
In random clickingness, I came across ‘the best of craigslist‘, which offered up this particular rant from a grocery bagging girl in Portland… A choice tidbit… Paper or plastic- it’s not a difficult decision. Choose quickly, and please for the love of all that is good, do not change your mind mid-bagging. Not only isRead More
As announced via the Washington Post : Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Tex.), a primary architect of the House Republican majority who became one of the most powerful and feared leaders in Washington, told House allies last night he will step down from the House rather than face a reelection fight that appears increasingly unwinnable. Okay, everyoneRead More
Glen Daniels write a post about Google Local Maps, a mapping service for ‘smartphones’. I was fairly excited about the prospect, until I realized that said service is only available for platforms that support the J2ME environment, as well as Blackberry devices. Not Palm. I’m blown away by this, but I suppose it’s another stakeRead More
DSC_4554 Originally uploaded by dbang. I’m -so- hard to photograph I think. I either have my mouth hanging open, or some other ridiculous situation. During a Mosaic sitewalk today, Diana snapped this pic… and even though I have no forehead, it’s just a great image of me hangin out in the woods. Thanks D! (PicturesRead More