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Month: September 2008

Nikon D60 and auto ISO

I got to learn about a useful DSLR feature called auto ISO. A friend brought in his mint Nikon D90…

Don’t you worry, the government is on the job

With the House Republicans apparently (it is a closed door negotiation) walking out of the talks, it makes me wonder…

This Palin interview is a train wreck

Watch the video, it’s like viewing a car safety video with crash test dummies.

He’s nuts, no way around it

Well, this is a Maverick move.  Or maybe Senator McCain is just nuts. “We haven’t heard hide nor hair of…

Good thing Bill Clinton is on our side

Open mouth and insert foot HERE. Earlier Monday, Clinton suggested his wife, Sen. Hillary Clinton, would have been a better…

Just trust us, our track record is good

Why would anyone hesitate to give the Bush administration more cash…? The proposal “does not include the necessary safeguards,” said…

Upgrade of VPS from Ubuntu 6.06 LTS to 8.04 LTS

My upgrade from Ubuntu 6.06 LTS = FAIL. Last week I created a VPS on Slicehost.  I’ve been using Tektonic…

Ken Rockwell likes the Nikon D90

Ken Rockwell reviews the Nikon D90 and likes it.  I have the D60 and I’m thinking of trading mine in….

Portal’s Still Alive song

Found this while wasting time on reddit.com.  You’d really have to play Valve’s Portal to understand why this music video…

Vista is consumer crap

So I booted my PC today when I got home today. I had intended to check e-mail before running out….

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