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May 2009

Facebook and Flickr don’t like each other?

Update 6/7/2009: Still broken. Update 6/6/2009: I’ve used Flickr import three times and it looks like Facebook fixed the problem. Facebook has really taken off with the 35+ age group (which I am part of). I have been connecting with… Continue Reading →

The President went on a date, get over it

President Obama took his wife on a date Saturday and some people are going nuts. The RNC I can understand since they are the “ZOMG we lost, now what?!” party. But regular folks who are in arms about this need… Continue Reading →

Sotomayor to replace Souter

Hopefully the Party of NO will let Judge Sotomayor get approved. She looks like a good choice but the GOP have already stated they’ll fillibuster anyone President Obama nominates.

What, you don’t say hello anymore?

Sunday morning I had to be in New Jersey before 3 AM to work on powering up the data center there. The company tries to power down it’s data centers once a year to make sure that BCP and DR… Continue Reading →

WordPress 2.8 beta

It’s that time again and I am playing with WordPress 2.8 beta 2. So far the front end looks identical so I am sure there will be less people crying over this update.

Auto Tune the News

On Facebook a friend linked to this video. Who knew Katie Couric could sing? Very well put together, I’d watch late night news if it were presented like this…

Attention Apple: AT&T is hurting your brand

Another day and another 3G outage for my iPhone. Even EDGE is not working today. Voice works, just not data. If the Palm Pre is successful it will not be because of an iPhone issue, it will be because AT&T’s… Continue Reading →

What I am looking for in a new camera kit

See what you can shoot with the Nikon D60? I took this photo at an aircraft museum. You can see a bigger version of the plane here on Flickr. I have had the Nikon D60 for more than a year… Continue Reading →

Acer Aspire One UNR 9.04 settings

Sometimes I post things to be able to recall 6 months later what I did. This is one of those “I’d better write this down” articles. After a couple of iterations, my Acer Aspire One Netbook runs well on Ubuntu… Continue Reading →

Windows 7 RC1 installed

I’ve installed Windows 7 RC1 on a old P4 with 1GB RAM, GeForce 5600FX, 140 GB HD. So far so good.

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