Don’t get too excited, its not a lot of money â€” about 6 albums and a dozen or so songs this year to date. The thing is, I really liked buying music from Amazon and had been doing so since 2008. They have great selection, a DRM-free product, good support, good prices, convenience, and the […]
The computer I built recently has been sitting disassembled for over a month. I started trying to solve the two problems I mentioned in the previous post – fan too loud and poor video drivers – but it did not go smoothly and then I got interrupted by other projects. To solve the video driver […]
Early this year, perhaps as far back as February, I visited my friend Martin and he showed me a small form factor (Mini-ITX) computer running Ubuntu that he just built. This gave me the idea for a project to replace our old kitchen computer — a Dell Dimension 4100 (Pentium III). The old one was […]
After Oracle acquired BEA they soon took down the dev2dev site. Much of the content moved to the Oracle Technology Network but not the blogs. I wrote a few posts on my dev2dev blog and for what its worth I’m moving them here. The next few posts will be from my dev2dev blog.
Yesterday I attended a one day course, Presenting Data and Information given by Edward Tufte. It was only a few months ago that I heard of him when I saw the term sparklines and was trying to figure out what that was. Then my friend David told me about this course. I thought it would […]
If you have used the Internet for research or pretty much anything you have probably found Wikipedia useful. But perhaps you want your big bang with a little less bang. Or you may be looking for more information about how humans and dinosaurs lived contemporaneously. Your search is over. Now there is an alternative to […]