Internet Wierdness

Laying some cable on xmas day…

I really enjoyed Neal Stephenson‘s “Cryptonomicon“. I recently read an article written by Neal in 1993/4 for Wired that covers the history, technology and issues with laying cables across oceans and continents. I now know where he got a lot of the background for Cryptonomicon, and why his knowledge of Read more…

By jason, ago
windows applications

Photostitch software

Several minutes ago I discovered autostitch. It is seriously awesome. It’s a 1MB download. I used it today to stitch together some shots of my sons room. It took four shots through a doorway to capture the entirety of his narrow room. Autostitch is great. You don’t have to tell Read more…

By jason, ago
Linux

Make ubuntu look like windows

Most linux fiends will cry “WHY?” but I think if it makes more wife-friendly than it’s a good thing… http://www.dawningvalley.com/2008/09/making-ubuntu-look-and-feel-like-windows-xp/

By jason, ago