I’ve been using Linux on and off for a long time. Best I can recall, my first Linux experience was with kernel 0.11 (do WHAT??) back in 1991. The Linux landscape was very different back then, in particular the breadth … Continue reading
It’s the laptop that I just can’t bring myself to hate. It’s the last of my 32 bit machines, or at least the last of them that I still use. I assume my old iMac G4 is a 32 bit … Continue reading
This is fun, right? For a long time, I’ve had a hidden (actually just aligned 4000+ pixels off to the left) DIV at the top of every page of this site that included links to websites I have no interest … Continue reading
Oh, how I love documentation for open source software. In some cases it’ll get you close, or at least close enough to take things the remaining 2% of the way to completion. However, far too often it barely gets you … Continue reading
This will be more of a collector of observations and notes than anything actually useful or productive. I want to document these things so I’ll remember them. They may even be useful outside of my office. Who knows? Regardless, here … Continue reading
Like one post by a guy like me could possibly encompass everything you’d need to know. Pshaw.
I’m going to make a confession. My favorite mobile phone of all time is the Nokia 1260. Nope, not an iPhone, not an Android phone, not even a smartphone. Sorry folks, but the telephone hardware in smartphones sucks all the … Continue reading
Show of hands: how many of you think remote controls for car stereos are ridiculous? … Okay, maybe I’m the only one. Regardless, I have one and there’s no way in hell I’m ever going to use it in or … Continue reading
So at this point, anyone that reads this blog knows I’m taking computer science classes at a local university. One of my ongoing beefs with * science majors is the (IMO) ridiculous amount of math classes that everyone has to … Continue reading
Okay, I’m going to get political here for a minute. Don’t want to read it? Don’t worry, just skip it.