Archive for February, 2006

Wikipedia/Linux on your iPod

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

The next best thing next to having a highspeed internet connection and Google in your pocket is having all of Wikipedia! Encyclopodia is Wikipedia has been ported to iPod Linux! The nice part about putting Linux on your iPod is that should you want to experiment you can destroy the software on your iPod trying… Continue Reading Wikipedia/Linux on your iPod

Democracy TV

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

Formally named DTV and formally only on the Mac, the new version of “Democracy” is ready for both Windows and Mac users. Democracy is a an open source attempt at an internet television. It subscribes to RSS feeds and downloads the enclosed files, stores them and allows you to view them. Unlike iTunes, this tool… Continue Reading Democracy TV

Laptop Rearview Mirror

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006

I can’t say why, but I’m always concerned with what’s over my shoulder — and it’s not just because it’s bad feng shui to sit facing away from the door. To address this concern I built a simple laptop rearview mirror that will mount on the top of almost all LCD screens. All you need… Continue Reading Laptop Rearview Mirror

Comment Spam and WordPress

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

Want to leave a comment but can’t? Send me a message via the via the “Send a Message ASAP” link found on my home page I’ve had enough! I’ve had enough of ‘bots posting spam as comments on my blog! Today while trying to remove hundreds of items of comment spam I removed at… Continue Reading Comment Spam and WordPress

Scuderia Ferarri at Olympic opening ceremony

Friday, February 10th, 2006

This afternoon I watched what I thought was shaping up to be a more mundane opening ceremony than Athens: Opera and ballet and no flying land-forms or giant temporary lakes. But then I heard the greatest thing I’ve heard all week. As the modern dancers left the stage out of the floor appeared the Scuderia… Continue Reading Scuderia Ferarri at Olympic opening ceremony