Monthly Archives: November 2008

More SF love for my fellow geeks.

It’s good to know that somebody actually watches the show. They know why Guy Fleegman is terrified. Submitted, then, for your viewing pleasure: Redshirts. Kudus to Ace.

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Getting Email Working under Linux

I’m working on migrating myself to the mutt email client. If you’re at all curious about why, and how I’m doing, read on.

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My New Look

If you’re curious what I look like with a beard, here you go: Look at it while you have the chance; there’s no telling how much longer I’ll keep it.

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Ubuntu Update

There’s plenty still to be done, but this Ubuntu looks like it’s going to work out. I’ve got wifi working and my email set up. I’m am able to play DVDs, and listen to podcasts and my MP3 music library. … Continue reading

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A Stirring Tribute to John Williams

This guy is the man: (Via MakeUseOf.) Update: It turns out that these guys are the men. (It helps if you read the video’s description on YouTube.)

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Now I Know the Source of Her Ineffable Appeal

According to the AP report, Governor Palin drinks what I’m drinking: “I never asked for anything more than a Diet Dr. Pepper once in a while,” Palin said as she returned to the governor’s office from her two-month odyssey as … Continue reading

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How I Feel About the Election

Iowahawk sums it up admirably (as always): America Can Take Pride In This Historic, Inspirational Disaster The funniest thing I’ve read in three days. Kudus: Treacher.

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My Letter to John McCain

Dear Senator McCain, Thank you so much for your service to America. I would have preferred you had won, but I appreciated your honorable (and patriotic) concession. I have one further request from you: please defend your running mate from … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 8.10 installed

The laptop arrived yesterday. I was planning to upgrade from Vista to Ubuntu on Saturday, but I just couldn’t wait. I had some difficulty getting the laptop to boot from a memory stick (a la PenDrive Linux), but burning a … Continue reading

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MacSpeech Dictate (Review)

We just installed a MacSpeech Dictate on the iMac. I’m using it right now to type this review. I have to say, having used it just a bit, it is an awesome program. When I first installed the software, I … Continue reading

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