Monthly Archives: May 2010

Macroblogging

That’s macro, not micro-blogging. i.e. the antithesis of twitter. Something longer than 140 characters and conveys a complete thought. I just “spent” two and a half “tweets” describing this idea on twitter: is there an anti-twitter? i realize twitter is … Continue reading

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Fixing Ubuntu 10.4 Window Buttons

For whatever reason they decided to break window buttons in the gnome GUI for Ubuntu 10.4. I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu and can’t be bothered to have such inconsistencies. Here’s how to “unbreak” this. push Alt+F2 type ‘gconf-editor‘ without … Continue reading

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Netgear WG311v3 working in Windows 7 64 bit

I spent about 4 hours trying to get this damn Netgear WG311v3 to work this afternoon with my new install of Windows 7 64 bit. Either there’s an issue with it working with > 2gb of ram, or it’s an … Continue reading

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Windows Viruses and Windows 7

Well I finally jumped in and bought my first legitimate copy of Windows. Newegg had a great deal on Win7 so I picked up a copy of that, along with an additional 2GB of ram and a much larger/faster primary … Continue reading

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HP’s Billion Dollar Bet

For as much as I hate tech journalism, I sure do read a lot of it. Google’s “Fast Flip” feature turns up a lot of good, or at least interesting articles. I was dubious Palm would even find a buyer, … Continue reading

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