Today in the Book of Why

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

The State of the Geek

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.

The Geeky Successes of Linux

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

A tragic day! NOT!

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