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Best Birthday Gift

Staysea bought me an iPad for my birthday and it came on Friday. I have to say that it is a dream come true. This is the device I saw people on Star Trek using. It is a higher resolution screen than my first 3 computers and does more in color no less. We’ve come a long way and I can only imagine what our children will be using, because I can tell you that I never thought that the things I saw on Star Trek would be part of my every day life.

Posted from my iPad.

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Photo Booth: Mac entertainment

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Screw your 80% Superman, I’m 100% Ironman

Your results:
You are Iron Man

























Iron Man
100%
Catwoman
85%
Wonder Woman
85%
Spider-Man
65%
Robin
65%
Supergirl
60%
Superman
60%
Green Lantern
50%
The Flash
50%
Hulk
40%
Batman
35%
Inventor. Businessman. Genius.


Click here to take the “Which Superhero am I?” quiz…

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I’m most like Superman

Your results:You are Superman

























Superman
80%
Iron Man
65%
Green Lantern
60%
The Flash
55%
Supergirl
55%
Spider-Man
55%
Batman
50%
Wonder Woman
50%
Robin
37%
Hulk
15%
Catwoman
15%
You are mild-mannered, good,
strong and you love to help others.


Click here to take the Superhero Personality Test

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Registered Linux User

421008There is an effort being made to make a registry of Linux users, in order to get some sort of estimate as to how many users there are out there. I’ve been using Linux since 1995, primarily as a server platform for routing my home internet, and hosting my mail and web services. If you’re a user, you can help out and register yourself.

Via Digg

Register here

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Office 2007 Beta Available

If you enjoy using the latest and greatest software, (even if it is from Microsoft) then you may want to check out the free beta they are currently offering of Office 2007.

You can download a copy and get your own key here: Office 2007 Preview

The beta is good till the end of the year.

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Fun time 01:02:03 04/05/06

Just thought I’d point out that it is a geeky time and won’t be again for a long while.

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Duncan Gets Promotion to Captain

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“Kitten is First of His Kind to Receive Promotion” – Daily Planet News

An early morning press conference was held this morning by Admiral Zookeepith to announce the changes.

“First I’d like to congratulate Duncan, he’s the youngest of his kind to ever be promoted to Captain! So congratulations Captain Catastrophe!”

“As part of his new position Captain Catastrophe will receive his own ship, the Starship Total Destruction! He’ll embark on his first mission with Captain Underfoot of the Starship Move-It and Princess Fur Flub of the planet Blob. Their mission: To create chaos and destruction throughout the galaxy.”

“Captain Catastrophe has worked hard to earn this new position, many months of hard labour rocketing objects off of shelves, counters and sometimes conquering great heights in order to complete his missions. In order to qualify for this promotion Captain Catastrophe had to prove his worth in the field by mastering survival tasks such as hunting and fishing as well as the ability to take down anything in his path and battle stronger larger opponents. Captain Catastrophe accomplished these tasks with great skill and fierce strength. We wish him luck in his future missions.”

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I am Yoda

Which Fantasy/SciFi Character Are You?Funnily enough, going under the handle Anakin for the longest time, longer than I care to remember. It would turn out after answering a few questions on what sci-fi character I’m most like is Yoda. Who knew? Click the image yourself to see who you are most like.

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SR-71 Blackbird Spotting

20050810BlackbirdThis is super COOL! This site has listings of SR71 Blackbirds that have been decommissioned and are sitting out on display. But the really cool part is that he’s linked those locations with the satellite images from Google Maps, and you can actually see them scattered all over the US. Why is the SR-71 so cool?

Here is the summary via Wikipedia

The Lockheed SR-71 Type A, unofficially known as the Blackbird, is a long-range, advanced, strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed from the Lockheed YF-12A and A-12 aircraft by Lockheed’s Skunk Works (also responsible for the U-2 and many other advanced aircraft). The legendary “Kelly” Johnson, in particular, was the man behind many of the design’s advanced concepts. The SR-71 was one of the first aircraft to be shaped to have an extremely low radar signature. The aircraft flew so fast and so high that if the pilot detected a surface-to-air missile had been launched, the standard evasive action was to simply accelerate. No SR-71 has ever been shot down.

Go here: Blackbird Spotting

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South Park Jason

SpjasonI know my brother is really going to like this. If you go to Planearium you too can create your very own South Park character. There is a fairly large selection of options to put together, so give it a go!

Thanks to carpeaqua for the link!

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Google Does Maps

This is really cool. In the true Google style of easy to use and works right, the good people at Google have released a mapping service. Complete with directions and everything else you’d expect from maps. Hey, it found my parent’s house in the middle of nowhere, so it will probably help you.

Google Maps

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Feed Burner

Ray told me about FeedBurner today. It’s pretty cool. It will create nice stats for your XML feeds, massage them so that they display in any reader or browser. Automatically put enclosures around media files. That makes it perfect for podcasts. All and all pretty cool.

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I’m a Nerd

I am nerdier than 95% of all people. Are you nerdier? Click here to find out!I may be a nerd, but I’m not as nerdy as this guy. How nerdy are you?

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Can I borrow this?

Hey Folks,
I have a course this semester called Information Management and I just found out its about computer stuff. Well on a scale of 1-10 on my computer genius level I put myself around -4 or -5. I’m really hoping some of the more computer savy SDF1-ers have some reading materials I can borrow. I apparently need to learn how to use Access and Excel. I know what Excel is, I use it to put lists in alphabetical order. lol Access???

In order to do this course i apparently need three text books:
Exploring Microsoft Excel 2002 Volume 1 (Grauer)
Exploring Microsoft Access 2002 (Grauer)
Management Information Systems (Laudon)

Does anyone have any of these three books from your own computer wiz studies? I dont necessarily think I need 2002 versions of how to use Excel and Access, any book or guide would be better than what I don’t know right now.
Thanks SDF1!
Staysea

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Cresent Moon at Work

DSCF6494.JPGHalloween day at work. Brought the order of the Crescent Moon to the good people there. Also a basket of candy apples that Staysea and I made, and she so perfectly packaged up. Thanks to Spencer for the fog machine for my cube, it added that nice extra mystery.

I’ll see if I can update with a clearer picture later on today.

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Google Desktop

Last week I started using Google Desktop. It is an application that brings the searching power of Google to your local machine. It changed the way I use my computer. The download is very small, so even people on dial-up can use it. It requires a gig of hard drive space to install, which is my only complaint, and will index just about all of your office files, email and AOL messenger (if you’re one of those who uses it).

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Zombies take over Toronto

The latest Resident Evil movie, due out on the 10th should be even more entertaining for the residents of Toronto. The movie was filmed primarily in Toronto, and features Toronto City hall as the Laboratory where the zombie creating chemicals are created. Which invariably gets blown up. Much of the Toronto core is shown, with certain digital omissions and duplications. Watching the trailer show more than a few places you might recognize.

If you want to buy a piece of the movie, the site even has their Auction of props up on ebay. A portion of the proceeds go to ‘Find the Children’ charity.

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Ecto 2.0 Beta

I’m very excited, I get to be part of the ecto 2.0 beta. Ecto is the software I use to post to my blog. The Mac version is written by Adriaan Tijsseling. I find it invaluable when updating and adding to my blog. In fact this will be my first post with the new version. I already like the changed layout. I’ll let you know how it goes.

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Japan Launches Solar Sail

Japan successfully launched the world’s first solar sail. Basically it a large thin sail that catches radiation and over time accelerates, indefinitely. The acceleration is slow as inertia needs to be overcome, and extremely large sails would have to be used to move a ship. But with no need for fuel, it is a first step towards deep space probes.

Institute of Space and Astronautical Science | JAXA:

“ISAS succeeded in deploying a big thin film for solar sail in space for the first time in the world.

ISAS launched a small rocket S-310-34 from Uchinoura Space Center in Kagoshima, Japan, at 17:15, August 9, 2004 (Japan Standard Time). The launch was the culmination of a historic new technology, and the success this time has really made a great achievement in the history of solar sail.

A solar sail is a spacecraft without a rocket engine. It is pushed along directly by light particles from the Sun, reflecting off its giant sails. Because it carries no fuel and keeps accelerating over almost unlimited distances, it is the only technology now in existence that can one day take us to the stars.”

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Windows XP SP2

Kevin Rose has a great little write up on XP SP2. It is due out some time this week, in conjunction with an update to Windows Update, that allows for resumed downloads so that presumably people on dial-up can get the upgrade that is a whopping 265 MB. (Don’t worry Dad, I’ll burn it to a CD and bring it over)

If you just can’t wait for Windows latest update, and it’s more like an upgrade. Kevin has some links where you can download a copy. There are numerous improvements to security, firewall and wireless networking.

Read His Article

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Very cool cooking

ekwe_320Look at that stove top. That is probably the coolest looking stove I’ve ever seen. This needs to go in my new house. When I buy it. And win the lottery. It’s made by Küppersbusch. The control unit there, with the buttons is only $1,750 US, and then each element is between $550 US – $650 US. Still very very cool looking.

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Google’s Recruitment for Developers

Google put up billboards in the U.S. with the following equation on it.

{first 10-digit prime found in consecutive digits of e}.com

So you start grabbing groups of 10 digits from e and seeing if they divide by 2, 3 and all the numbers less than the square root of itself, and you eventually find 7427466391, which leads you to www.7427466391.com.

Here you find the following:
Congratulations. You’ve made it to level 2. Go to www.Linux.org and enter Bobsyouruncle as the login and the answer to this equation as the password.

f(1) = 7182818284
f(2) = 8182845904
f(3) = 8747135266
f(4) = 7427466391
f(5) = __________

If you take a close look at the first and second entity, they have repeating characters, go back to e, where we find that these are consecutive groups of 10 digits of e. They have something else in common too, each group of 10 add to 49. Find the 5th set that adds to 49, and you’ve got your password.

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Stop using IE!

The US Department of Homeland security actually made an announcement telling users of Microsoft Internet Explorer to stop using IE and consider an alternate, due to the number of security issues.

Personally, I use a Mac, so Safari is my browser of choice, although IE is an option as well. On my windows machine I’ve found Firefox (Download Here) is very fast, and has popup blockers, plus it’s free. Give it a try instead.

Wired News: Mozilla Feeds on Rival's Woes:
“But last Friday, in response to the latest security exploit involving Microsoft products, the usually staid U.S. government’s Computer Emergency Readiness Team, or US-CERT, published a warning strongly suggesting that users of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer should switch to another Web browser, due to “significant vulnerabilities” in technologies included in IE.”
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Migrate to GMail

I got my Google Mail account yesterday, thanks to one of Nick’s friends for the invite. Currently GMail is still in it’s beta, but they are handing out invitations all over the place. I also found that it crashed my Safari on a number of occasions. Probably some Java somewhere.

So, now that I’ve got a Gig of mail space online, and fully indexed and searchable using the power of Google, do you think I’m just going to sit around and wait for it to fill up? No way! Check out Gmail Loader. It allows you to IMPORT all your mail to your GMail account from pretty much any mail source. Including Apple Mail, Netscape, Mozilla and Outlook.

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A Black Movie Screen?

Sony has unveiled their latest technological creation, a black screen for digital projections. Why black? Well, it’s a special screen that reflects only red, green and blue projector light and absorbs ambient light. To clarify, no reflected ambient light, no glare on the screen. The end result is a beautiful bright picture in a bright room. This would certainly make it easier to put a screen up in your home and have a digital projector rather than a television.

Source: Wall Street Journal
Image: Gizmodo

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Music on the Cheap

I’ve started using an online music store called All Of MP3. It’s based out of Russia and has an interesting way of pricing their music, it’s by the meg. Seriously, you login, find the artist, pick the song or album, choose the type of encoding you want and the quality (obviously better = larger) and they charge you 1¢ per meg. So about $5 US will get you 10 CDs.

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Welcome to TO Leo

Leo Laporte is going to be in town doing some radio on CFRB 1010. Maybe there will be a chance for some of his Toronto fans to meet him. I know I’d like to, and I also know my buddy Ray would too!

Hey Leo, how about an impromptu book signing while you’re in town. By the way, it’s 37°C (98°F) with the humidity up here, so pack light clothes.

If you don’t know who Leo Laporte is, he’s a technology guru, who’s hosted shows like Call for Help and The Screen Savers. Plus written several books on computers that are great for both beginners and advanced users. He’s also very funny. And uses a Mac, so that’ makes him okay in my book.

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Methanol Laptop

Looks like Toshiba is going to be the first to have a Methanol powered laptop to the consumer market. The biggest problem with Methanol up until October 2002, was that you couldn’t get on an airplane with one of the fuel cells. With that hurdle cleared it was just a matter of getting a product to market.
The fuel cell technology being used will allow you to run your laptop for 10 hours. Then “recharge” by adding more fuel in a matter of seconds. This means staying out of the office indefinitely. Except maybe to get some coffee. No word though if there will be a traditional battery in the laptop as well, or if you run out of fuel, then you’re out of luck. Plus how much is the fuel? I can pretty much plug my laptop in anywhere I find a plug and charge up for free. And where do I find the fuel? Fill up my car and my laptop perhaps? Guess we’ll have to wait to find out.

Toshiba Plans to Introduce Methanol-Powered Laptop by Year-End: “Toshiba Corp., Japan’s largest maker of laptop computers, plans to introduce a model that uses methanol for power instead of a battery by the end of the year.”
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Take one and give me the pictures in the morning.

I came across this article for a pill that contains a mini camera, light and RF transmitter for taking pictures of the digestive tract. Seems a lot better than drinking some barium. I wonder if you have to give back the camera.

The Wireless M2A Capsule Camera : Technology : MobileMag:
“Given Imaging has designed the first camera capsule meant for human consumption. The Zarlink Semiconductor camera module is used in the M2A endoscope capsule, while light-emitting diodes flash the gastrointestinal tract, images captured with the microchip camera are sent via the RF transmitter to a data recorder worn on the belt of the patient. All this is run by two ultra low-power silver oxide batteries that will operate for 6-8 hours.”
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The return of portable disk storage

Remember when you had a Zip Drive and carrying around 100 MB was a big deal? Heck, I can put that much in my Palm device now. Well, a company called Optware, has demonstrated a device that can store between 200GB and 300GB on one 12 cm disk. That’s the size of a standard CD. The technology that makes it possible is called “polarized collinear holography”. The recording version won’t be available till 2005 and it’s going to be for commercial use only, but expect read only devices to be available for consumer use by 2006.
Personally I have around 450 GB of storage spread out at home, and that’s all full up, it would be amazing to be able to backup all that information to one disk.

More Here and here

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Put a computer display directly on your retina.

This is way too cool, a company called Microvision has developed a technology that allows a laser to draw an image directly onto the retina. The result is an overlaid image of what you would regularly see. The article goes on to talk about how Honda is already using this technology for their mechanics. They have a special monocle that houses the laser and a Wi-Fi (wireless network) module that links back to the technical database for the Honda fleet. The end result is a mechanic who, while looking at the part of the car that he is fixing, can see what steps to take to resolve the current mechanical problem. Way cool. Read the article…

‘Laser vision’ offers new insights US firm Microvision has developed a system that projects lasers onto the retina, allowing users to view images on top of their normal field of vision.
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Clearly, the evolution of the

Clearly, the evolution of the beer fridge is wandering the halls of the University of Florida’s Machine Intelligence Lab. Just send a message to the Koolio and it wirelessly finds where to go, and delivers you a nice cool drink.

Koolio :
“Koolio is a traveling autonomous refrigerator robot — Picture a cross between  R2D2 and a vending machine.”
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Birthday Ideas

Here is a DeLorean, complete with Flux Capacitor up for sale on E-Bay, incase any one out there in my family suddenly came across a bundle of cash and wants to spend it on me 🙂 Hurry, time’s running out, but it won’t if I had a cool time machine!
eBay item 2475019485 (Ends Apr-30-04 20:08:19 PDT) – DeLorean : Gullwing

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You’re Never Lost with a Camera Phone (Someday)

With camera phones quickly outpacing digital camera sales, it’s not that surprising that new uses for these wonderfully handy devices. This one is really cool, say your lost in a city, take a picture of where you are, and then submit the photo to a server that uses three-dimensional models of the buildings in that city to pinpoint your location to the meter. Not bad. It’s still the dream of two researchers at Cambridge University, but it may not be outside the realm of possibility.

New Scientist:
“For a small fee, photo recognition software on a remote server works out precisely where you are, and sends back directions that will get you to your destination.”
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Dry Water?

Found this interesting article about a new fluid that looks like water, and has the same fire suppressing properties of water, but doesn’t get things wet. Great if you want to put out a fire in a server room, or a library. My question, is what are it’s cooling properties? Could I stick my whole server in a Sapphire bath and keep it cool?

WPVI.com: When Water Isn’t Wet:
“Tyco Fire and Security displayed the amazing properties of the chemical that’s called “Sapphire.”

The chemical has all the firefighting properties of water, yet it will not cause the damage to items that is usually associated with water.”

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I agree, an hour is too long to wait for fresh batteries.

I use my digital camera a lot when I go places and I have 3 sets of batteries just to compensate for how long it takes to recharge them in comparison to how long they last taking pictures. I’m looking forward to this little bit of technology.

NEC Develops Fastest Rechargeable Battery :
“NEC Corp has developed a battery that can be recharged only in 30 seconds, company sources said. Called an organic radical battery, it can be recharged to the same level of power as that stored in nickel-hydrogen cells, which are widely used in digital cameras, portable MD players and other electronic devices.”
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Is your network fast?

Most networks now are 100 Mbps. Some of the higher ones are 1 Gbps, (10 times faster). Now with names like Dell and Apple including 1 Gbps network adapters in their laptops and desktops, even 1 Gbps is poised to become the new standard, but these guys want to increase that 10 fold.
To give you an idea of how fast that is, your typical high speed internet is only 1.5 Mbps. So ideally, you could download a DVD (4.7 Gigs) in 7h 12m on your 1.5Mbps “High Speed Internet” or the same file in 4 seconds at 10 Gbit, your computer can’t even wright that much information to your hard disk in that amount of time.

Startup Demonstrates 10G-Bit Over Copper:
“An Intel Corp.-backed startup, SolarFlare Communications Inc., said Monday that it has developed a working prototype of a chip that will permit 10G-bps communications over standard CAT5e copper wiring.”
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Come In Enterprise

pic_1_voceraVocera Communications is currently selling a product that’s right out of Star Trek. The system consists of badges, (4.2″ tall x 1.4″ wide) that use 802.11b wireless network technology and VOIP (Voice Over IP) to bring people closer together. Here’s how it works, you press the button, say the name of the person you want to talk to on the system, it opens a direct line to that person automatically and you talk. You can even conference, groups of people together. Fantastic technology for hospital use, or any other work environment where people don’t have a fixed location.

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Toshiba wins for smallest drive.

story.toshiba.drive.cnnEven smaller than the 1.8″ drive used in the Apple iPod, Toshiba’s new 0.8″ hard drive will store 4 Gigs of information, and will start showing up in cam corders, and probably lots of other small places you didn’t know you wanted to be able to store information in. I’d love a 4 Gig HD in my next Palm!

Article Here

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Swiss Army Memory

1392Not that I don’t already cary around a Swiss Army knife (it was a gift to the groomsmen at my friend Ian’s wedding), but this would be a very tech thing to have. I would feel a greater sense of loss though, if I lost not only my knife but my personal data as I went through airport security. Either way it’s a cool geek toy and I though I would share it with you. You can read more about the product at the Registar, a UK news service.
Technical Datasheet for the USB VICTORINOX
More about Swiss Army knives here at Victorinox

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How big of a Zelda fan are you?

gen001630I played Zelda on my Gameboy SP and it was a lot of fun. But a guy in the UK paid a blacksmith $3,300 to forge him a replica.

Here is the article

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73% Good

This site is certified 73% GOOD by the GematriculatorApparently my site is 73% good. Which makes me much more Saintly than Ray and Mark All this thanks to Gematriculator for the calculation. Granted when you enter in a site, it returns the calculation based on what the current main page looks like. Since that changes every time I post a new entry, my Good and Evil will flow back and forth as it rightly should.

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Legend of the Green Dragon

So I was always a fan of Legend of the Red Dragon, which I used to play on BBS’s back in the old day. Today, Ray wrote about Legend of the Green Dragon. A remake of that wonderful game, but completely browser based. With some quick reading, it turns out that the game is free, and now available on SDF1. So enjoy!

Play Legend of the Green Dragon

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‘grep -r fuck src/linux-2.4/*

Too funny. I found this post. I never thought of searching through source for curses. But funny none the less.

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5,000 Units

I passed the 5,000 work units complete mark some time this week for the SETI@Home Project. SETI@Home is a distributed research project to listen for signals from space. They record an area of the sky, break up the data, and then when your computer is on and doing nothing else, it downloads some of this data, analyses it and sends it back to the SETI group. They have similar projects in place for things like cancer research, where you fold protein molecules called Folding@Home.
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Tux n’ Tosh

I decided it was time for a change on my desktop, so this is what I came up with. Pretty much entirely thanks to Tux n’ Tosh. Mostly, it just makes me laugh.
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Technorati

Technorati is a neat site that shows who is linking to your blog. Links into your blog help determine what your ranking is on Google. Here is their explination:
Cosmos allows you to find what’s new in the blogging universe, and find out who’s linking to whom. Simply type in a URL of a blog, website, or interesting article on the web, and Cosmos will tell you which bloggers are linking to the URL.
Check it out. Type in your website into the Cosmos and see what comes back.

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Personalized Font

I found an article on one of the forums I read about this site, Fontify which allows you to upload your handwriting and it creates a font that you can use to give that more personal touch.
With some more research I discovered that you can embed fonts in websites. A good example is Chris Pirillo’s Site. But if you want to embed a font, you can’t just use any old font file. You need to create one the browser can read. Enter, Microsoft Typograpy, they provide software for creating EOT files. EOT files, are simply font files for web browsers. They are special, because they will only work for the site they are created for. So my font will only work for pages from my site. Neat hu?
For more information about fonts, I also found Typographica a nice site for font news.

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Battletech

So, I was introduced to Battletech tonight, with Mark, Paul, Emu and Ray. Good times. I was layed to rest by Paul with a barage of missiles at very close range to my chest, shortly after having most of my left side blown off by Mark and a Gaus rifle.
You had to be there.

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LOAD “$”,8

If that subject means anything to you, then you probably had a Commodore 64. I, thanks to the wonders of emulators am learning how to use a computer that I used to play games on at my friend’s house when I was in grade 4.
There are a whole slew of games that have become public domain since the C64 was released. Good for me 🙂 I’m currently running an emulator on my Mac, but if I upgrade my palm then I’ll be able to run the same software on that, under a palm emulator for the commodore.
Simply, an emulator takes the code from another system and makes that code think it is running on the hardware that it was programmed to run on.

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Dvorak Update

I’ve had too change over my work keyboard too. It is too confusing to go back and forth at this early stage. I am getting better though.

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Dvorak

Whether you know it or not, your traditional keyboard layout is not the most efficient. The position of the keys is designed to slow you down. The keyboard dates back to typewriters, where if you typed too fast the heads would get jammed. Wouldn’t it make more sense too have the keys you use the most under your fingers? Enter the Dvorak keyboard.

The keys are in a much more efficient layout. I’ve actually changed the keys on my laptop to give it a try. Right now I’m getting a little better at the new keys, I definitely notice that my fingers move less.

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Voyager at 90 AU

News from NASA, voyager has reached interstellar space.
I’m a big space nut, and I think this is really cool. Check out NASA for more info.

Note: An AU is an astronomical unit. It is the distance from the Earth to the Sun. 90 AU ~= 13.5 billion km.

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Matrix Reloaded

The next installment in the Matrix trilogy is out on DVD today. Paul and I went to grab our copy and every guy in the store around our age had a copy. In fact, while we where in line there was only one person who did not have a copy.
Too funny.

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Translate This Site

I added translation to the tools section on the left side bar.

You can too. Just add this line where you want the tool.

<script language=”JavaScript1.2″ src=”http://www.altavista.com/r?entr”></script>

Thanks to AltaVista for their free service.

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NASA helps out SETI

For a number of years now I’ve given over my spare computing time (time when my computers are on but I’m not using them) to SETI@Home. It’s a project to Search for Extra Terrestrial Life, using radio telescopes and listening to the stars. What that ends up with is piles upon piles of data that needs to be checked and that is what’s special about SETI@Home. You download their screensaver and then that in turn downloads a packet of data to be tested. While your screensaver is running, it tests out that packet of data, when it’s done, it fires it back to SETI and they view the results. Neat hu? Currently SETI@Home has had 1,531,095.786 years of computer time donated by it’s members.
Anyhow, the big news is that NASA has given SETI a 5 year grant to continue with their research. They haven’t found any little green men yet, but they have found several pulsars and other stellar phenomena.

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Hey, My name is on a space probe.

I forgot that I did this, but I found out that my name made it onto a chip that was sent along with the Stardust probe. My name is listed here.

Stardust is a mission to catch comet particles and return them to Earth. It’s actually the first probe to leave and come back with samples. It’s due back Jan 15, 2006.

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40.63116% – Major Geek

Well, according to this Test I’m a Major Geek.

Ah well. 🙂

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New Palm, and Hey my birthday is soon!

Palm released their newest handheld, the Tungsten-C. It’s really sweet. So if you had a lot of money lying around somewhere and you’d like to make one geek very, very happy on his birthday, then problem solved!

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Ph34r my l33t n3kkid skillz!!!

I’ve been reading Mega Tokyo lately. It’s awsome. I highly recomend reading it. Start at the beginning and work your way throught the 300 some odd strips. Every week or so there are more. It’s definately worht the hacker communitys reading.

Cheers.

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