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No More Monitor Envy

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Last week I broke down and gave myself a couple of gifts and last night they arrived – a new monitor and video card. It’s been several years since I’ve played computer games to any real extent but recently I finally got around to playing Half-Life 2. Yes, I hear you laughing now, given that [...]

Running Firefox 3 & Firefox 2 Simultaneously (on Windows)

Monday, March 31st, 2008

If you find yourself interested in checking out the latest build of Firefox 3 on Windows, but are concerned about messing with your current Firefox 2 installation, then this is what you’re looking for. Yes, this has been written about and documented in several other places on the web. But I just got around to [...]

Stay-At-Home Servers

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

This has got to be the coolest marketing ploy by a vendor! Microsoft and HP have actually created a book for children to help them understand why there’s a server in the house. Absolutely phenomenal!! That, or I’m extremely easily amused…hmmm…probably both. The book and the accompanying website is ridiculously funny, in a very clever [...]

Theme Advertising Headache

Saturday, January 5th, 2008

Ok, ok…I realize it’s late (er…actually early) which probably doesn’t help my attitude when it comes to stupid people, but I can’t help but go off on a little rant here… My lovely wife has been looking high and low for a new blog theme. She’s tried out several over the past couple of days…ok, [...]

SPAM Statistics

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

Just for kicks, I thought I’d do a little informal spam statistics for my own primary email account on GMail. From August 13 @ 3pm through September 4 @ 9am, I collected, tagged, and archived all the spam email that I received. Over the course of these 23 days, I received just 718 spam emails. [...]


Saturday, March 24th, 2007

The headline reads, “Oops! Computer tech wipes out info on $38B fund.” Yeah, talk about an oops alright. But then on top of the tech wiping the original and backup drives, the department obviously didn’t have good procedures in place to verify the integrity of their backup tapes since they found them to be unreadable. [...]

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