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What a freaking nightmare. I lost my phone a couple of weeks ago. Of course, I haven’t been backing it up, it’s only a phone… Then I realized how much of my life I keep in there. I get email from three different accounts, and store the passwords. I have “secret” email addresses or passwords […]

Murphy Is Alive And Well

Murphy is alive and well. The power supply blew in the middle of a push to get a design out the door. Fortunately we found a cheap replacement at my electronics store of choice, Athena Power AP-P4ATX35 350W Power Supply  Related Mr. Breeze Look what blew into my house. His name is Mr…. YARPP […]

Now THIS is a Knife! Victorinox-Swisschamp XAVT “BIG DADDY” Knife: Sports & Outdoors Hey, Girl Scout friends! Now THIS is a knife. Get one of these bad boys and you can throw away your tool chest, cutlery, fishing tackle box, and corkscrew. Oh, and fire your auto mechanic. It’s all there. I can’t help it, I love to window […]

Thinking Machine 4: Chess Visualization

Thinking Machine 4: Play the game. I don’t have the patience for chess unless mentally enhanced by certain herbs. Until my local health food store starts selling it, I’m not going to be playing chess. Nonetheless, I found this site interesting. The picture above visualizes a computer opponent’s “thought” process as it examines series of […]

Now Where Did I *Put* That?

I’ve been using TightVNC to log into my work computer from home so that I can give them an extra day of my life. TightVNC is a little background application running on my work computer. It monitors activity on an unused port, and serves a copy of my work desktop to a java app in […]

Sony Releases New Stupid Piece Of Poo

Sony Releases New Stupid Piece Of Shit That Doesn’t Fucking Work Sony Releases New Stupid Piece Of Poo. New gizmo Sony promises will revolutionize the way consumers become infuriated by goddamn blinking TV box things. No related posts.

TFTD: Tool Bag

Astronaut loses tool bag during spacewalk “An Astronaut is only as good as her tools.” Navy Capt. Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper had a bad day on Tuesday. During her spacewalk outside the International Space Station. She dropped her tool bag and it drifted off into space. Everyone has dropped a tool and had to climb down the […]

AT&T Wireless Speed Test

Much to my surprise the speed test ran and said my phone is faster than DSL.

Chip PC Jack Thin Client

I am having serious trouble keeping my debit card in my pocket on this one. I suspect that sometime between now and tomorrow morning I will yield to temptation. The Chip PC Jack is a computer that fits in a standard electrical outlet. WANT! A “Thin-Client” computer is one that runs a pared down operating […]

Microsoft DreamSpark

Microsoft DreamSpark Dreamspark is Microsoft’s program for getting free development tools into the hands of students, in hopes that when they get out in the business world they’ll ask for the tools they’re familiar with. Or in Microsoft’s own words: It is our hope that the DreamSpark program will spark your creativity and help you […]

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