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Updated URLs for all of the RSS feeds

By • Jan 15th, 2008 • Category: Tech Weenie

I’ve intended to shift the RSS feeds for the site over to Feedburner for quite some time. I’m still in the middle of banging out a live rebuild of the site, but it’s a perfect time to implement the new feeds. Existing subscriptions will continue to work […]

Logo Designer David Airey’s Domain Hijacked and Held Hostage

By • Dec 26th, 2007 • Category: Notable Web Stuff, Tech Weenie

A gmail security vulnerability (now fixed) allowed a domain extortionist to hijack logo designer David Airey’s domain. Fortunately he had a a .co.uk backup and is online. But he’s still fighting to get back his .com.

UPDATED: JAN 14, 2008…

Great Little Cross Platform Network Clipboard App

By • Oct 15th, 2007 • Category: Tech Weenie

My everyday routine involves using both my desktop PC running Windows XP and my MacBook Pro running os X (most of the time). It can …

Quick Mods To Speed Up Firefox

By • May 11th, 2007 • Category: Tech Weenie

I ran across these mods somewhere at lifehack.org and wrote them down in my notebook. Since I typed them out to email to someone, I …

Portland’s Free Wi-Fi Network Goes Live Tuesday

By • Dec 4th, 2006 • Category: Portland, Tech Weenie

Tuesday morning (12/5), the pipe is opening on a portion of the citywide wireless network going in across Portland. The whole shebang is privately …

‘Beta’ Is Not an Excuse

By • Nov 23rd, 2006 • Category: Tech Weenie

The always delightfully snarky John Gruber of Daring Fireball has posted a very good rant regarding the use of the ‘beta’ label as an excuse …

Revolutionizing My Power Naps

By • Oct 22nd, 2006 • Category: Tech Weenie, Tools

Most simply, Pzizz is a program that generates audio files that put you to sleep (and subsequently wake you up). I’m not sure if I …

Uber-computing at Burning Man?

By • Oct 18th, 2006 • Category: Burning Man, Tech Weenie

Project Blackbox from Sun.
I can’t imagine it’ll be too long before someone shows up with a couple of these at Burning Man. Sun has …

FYI – site strangeness ahead

By • Jan 22nd, 2006 • Category: Tech Weenie

I’m in the midst of upgrading the backend of the site and will have a few hiccups as I get the presentation side of things …

Homebrew Rocket Bike – 0 to 60 miles an hour in five seconds

By • Jan 6th, 2006 • Category: Tech Weenie, Transport

Homebrew Rocket Bike

I have yet to get motivated enough to go bomb down a hill on a homemade ski bike …