[18:05] <ak> I followed the example of a dude on the net and taped the two IR LEDs from TiVo *directly on* the face of the cable box, right over the place where the receiving LED lives. If the sending LEDs are placed JUST SO, this arrangement works. Continue reading
This is an unprecedented blast across the jp.com family of sites. This is the first stop, please take the red pill and continue down the rabbit hole…
I left the “Big City” for a small (PoS) town in Central Texas… because some a$$hole wanted to save the company a few bucks.. Never mind that the loss of knowledge in that little “closing of the office” cost the company big $$$.. Never mind that the concept that they could do what we did in that office with half the staff was TOTAL BS. The truth is that most goes undone, and what has to be done is done by as many or more AND its fzn OUTSOURCED .. but that is a WHOLE ‘NUTHER RANT. Never mind that when I left the big city it wasn’t a very good time economically so I lost $25k on my house.. Its all good right?? Curious yet on which of the many directions this rant will go?? Well sit back and buckle up… this is gonna be a fun little ride….
A mini-rant about the growing feeling of entitlement surrounding Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Continue reading
Picture, if you will, a busy dad who has always enjoyed the concept of video games but rarely gets the time or money to really play them. He is innocently frazzling his way from one everyday hassle to another as we join his story, already in progress…
This is a chat we had the afternoon of June 5, 2007.
Last Thursday I am transferring a load of laundry from the washer to the dryer and my jaw dropped to see my razr phone at the bottom, my immediate thought was well fz me and second I wanted to cry I really was spent it had been a stressful week. Continue reading
[beg pardon for my system clock being on UTC making it look like we're chatting at night...]
21:24 <+Lt_Dan> here's a WTF 21:24 <+Lt_Dan> http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/02/19/homeless.attacks/index.html 21:36 < JstGigi> good god 21:47 < DrakGuy> Yup... thats a sick trend..
Ok.. So I’ve been a “Windows” user longer than I have been a user of any other OS. That includes my time in Amiga OS, DOS and Linux of various flavors. Work PC’s are dedicated Windows machines so… What I have discovered today is amazingly shocking, oh.. and I don’t shock easy… Sit up, take note and by all means .. don’t take my word for it.. You need to read this yourself. Continue reading