Month: October 2007

Bandwidth allocation

Here is another story related to bandwidth shaping from the major ISP’s.  I like the authors arguments and stance, we really do not know what our ISP (comcast, att, verizon) are doing with our traffic.  We sign up for DSL and Cable under the assumption that we will get our 4 megabits of bandwidth.  At some level we probably do, from …

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I don’t like itunes

For the record I use itunes, I just don’t like it.  It does things that I just don’t like and don’t need.  For example, I have to use itunes to put music on my ipod.  I happen to have a lot of music and typically just rotate music on and off.  It seems lately that itunes has been updating their software …

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Interesting Site

One of my co-worker sent me a link to this site http://www.thoof.com I really like what the site is doing.  If you continue to scroll down the page continues to load stories via ajax page call.   This is really slick, I think of all the blog sites I read where you have to click on the next page or previous …

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A “Why didn’t I think of that” moment

I was reading lifehacker.com and came across this post http://lifehacker.com/software/featured-windows-download/manage-multiple-remote-desktop-connections-with-mremote-310293.php All of a sudden I realized wow, what a simple great idea.  I bet in some form I had even thought of something similar.  It’s written in .NET and would be pretty easy to do.  I’ve started using this and realized how much crap I put up with on windows to …

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Wind Power

I have been obsessed with wind power for a long time.  I wanted to try it on our new house, however it did not fit in the budget.  Here is a great KISS idea that a 20 something inventor came up with. If this goes live, I would love to see what I can use it for at the house. http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/industry/4224763.html?series=37 …

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