Everything in the 'Tech Weenie' category

Logo Designer David Airey’s Domain Hijacked and Held Hostage

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...

Great Little Cross Platform Network Clipboard App

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 vary a bit from day...

Quick Mods To Speed Up Firefox

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 figured I might as well...

Portland’s Free Wi-Fi Network Goes Live Tuesday

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 funded by a CA company called...

‘Beta’ Is Not an Excuse

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 for releasing buggy software.

Revolutionizing My Power Naps

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 buy the bit about its...

Uber-computing at Burning Man?

Project Blackbox from Sun.

FYI – site strangeness ahead

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 back to normal or better....

Knight Rider was completely misleading

Where the hell is my talking car, Michael?

My Current Software Faves

How the desktop looks these days

Listening To My 1941 RCA Victrola TV Stand

I’m a radio geek. Since I was 3 feet tall, radio was the coolest thing in the world to me. I’d lay in my bed at night cruising from one...