Category Archives: Technology

Book Reviews Without Stating Shortcomings

I’m attempting to look for good books on Visual Basic. I’ve found that about.com has some rather useless reviews, then again, I guess their audience just wants a list of books. But it’s hard to make a decision when all … Continue reading

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Book Reviews Without Stating Shortcomings

I’m attempting to look for good books on Visual Basic. I’ve found that about.com has some rather useless reviews, then again, I guess their audience just wants a list of books. But it’s hard to make a decision when all … Continue reading

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X-Prize to the Moon

From Engadget, there’s this posting about the next X-Prize to the Moon sponsored by Google. Send a Spacecraft to the moon and travel 2km across the surface and return a gig of images and video by 2012 and win $20M. … Continue reading

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X-Prize to the Moon

From Engadget, there’s this posting about the next X-Prize to the Moon sponsored by Google. Send a Spacecraft to the moon and travel 2km across the surface and return a gig of images and video by 2012 and win $20M. … Continue reading

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FaceBook Addiction

I’ve spent the last three days trying to pull my self away from FaceBook.  I don’t know what makes it so addictive.  I think it’s the way it build social networks.  I’ve connected with colleagues on IT Conversations/Conversations Network, and … Continue reading

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Back to Flock

I’m giving Flock a try.  Thanks to Leo Laport on Mac Break Weekly #42.  I’m posting this from Flock, and so far so good.  Then again, I’ve only just started using it.  I’ve also installed it on my flash key … Continue reading

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INames and WordPress

I got my iname working with my wordpress sandbox site which is running OpenID registration. It is more up to date than ExternalID. Once I’m comfortable with that, I’ll install OpenID Reg over here. So far, in the sandbox, I … Continue reading

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Drupal as Wiki

I am sold. Drupal Wiki is a module based on MediaWiki. It has Admin and Diff pages are formatted accordingly. Still work in progress, but it looks quite good and usable. Cant wait for it to be released. Technorati Tags: … Continue reading

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Drupal is a Wiki?

I’m sitting in on a session called “Drupal is the Next Generation Wiki“. I’m skeptical, but I guess might be able to use it as a wiki. Technorati Tags: OSCMS Session Notes • Can be used as a wiki ▼ … Continue reading

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Dries’ talk

<img src=”http://farm1.static.flickr.com/158/431580573_98619f22d6.jpg?v=0″>Drupal needs asset management (photos, media, etc.), structure pages in heirchy (book module outline), and forms module improvement (flat form module). Focus on scaling the community (invese time in drupal.org.). Add innovation in core. Focus to eliminate the webmaster, … Continue reading

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OpenCMS Session: OpenID

I’m at the OpenCMS Summit at Yahoo! in Sunnyvale. OpenID allows for digital identity across multiple web services. OpenIDEnabled indicates it can be added to to Drupal, Mailman and MediaWiki. Technorati Tags: OSCMS

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New Site Theme Here

I’ve taken my banner from the old days and integrated into the Andreas-01. The image gives my site a cleaner look.

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Now on a Blackberry Pearl

Okay, the inability to connect my PowerBook to the EDGE network was a deal breaker. A few weeks ago, I switched to the RIM Blackberry 8100 (Pearl). I must admit that the HTC Dash was the best smart phone I … Continue reading

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New Phone T-Mobile Dash

Last summer I changed from Cingular to T-Mobile and used the Motorola Razr. When it was new, it seem like a really nice phone, but the battery life was way too short. It had a stand-by time of only two … Continue reading

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Nice Complement from Phil Windley

I just received a very kind words from Phil Windley on the audio of a show I engineered for IT Conversations. I must point out that one of the tools that helped was the Levelator. That little jewel saved me … Continue reading

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State-Free Science Fair

O’Reilly Media’s Make Magazine proves that you don’t need state sponsored science fairs to promote innovation and interest in science and technology. This past weekend Make Magazine held its first Maker Faire where over 20,000 people attended, and by all … Continue reading

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Olympics Podcast

The best of the podcasts for the olymipcs have to go to the New York Times and AP. AP had the best daily coverage along with commentary. I shouldn’t forget Jim Lampley’s daily commentaries from Torino on the NBC Olympics … Continue reading

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Doctor Floyd and Garageband

One of the nice features of Apple’s Garage Band are the music loops. They are alot of fun to play with. You can write your own piece by putting midi clips togther. Enter The Radio Adventures of Doctor Floyd who … Continue reading

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Strongbad Teaches Technology

This past week’s Strong Bad talks about Technology. Hilarious.

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Memories of Pixar when it was ILM

Disney’s acquisition of Pixar is bringing back memories. I remember reading Ed Catmul’s papers in either IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications or in the SIGGRAPH proceedings in the mid 1980. I think I still have the paper on Luxo Jr … Continue reading

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