Monthly Archives: January 2004
Nostalgia: In the mid-80′s the Sunday Matinees were sweaty, smelly, sometimes scumbag filled Slam Dance Fests, but man… were they fun!
The other day I was browsing through the Wayback Machine and discovered a number of four-year-old weblog entries I posted to my then homegrown blog tool. They weren’t earth shattering entries, but I figured I’d bring them back home. So, … Continue reading
This is nifty: Google News Map: “Why not parse Google News, find the first name match and draw a map with the latest headlines on the coordinates of the countries.”
Last week I finally completed building my Home Theater PC (HTPC) — aka PVR (personal video recorder), DVR (digital video recorder), homebrew-TiVo or what my wife Catherine lovingly calls STeVo ;-) On my Wiki I put together some of my … Continue reading
Michael Sippey has a couple of good comments regarding Salesforce.com’s recently released “Office Edition,” which integrates its hosted SFA tightly with Microsoft Office: “The company that championed went overboard with their “no software” positioning is now touting their integration into … Continue reading
From the Dogster about page: “Why Dogster? We are dog freaks and computer geeks, unafraid to admit that when we see a dog, any dog, our heads turn and we howl with delight. Who wants a cookie? Who does? Well, … Continue reading
Kazaa is promoting a BitTorrent-like distributed P2P alternative that can be embedded in other P2P networks and web links, which they are calling Magnet links (via Anil Dash’s Links) More here… “Magnet links allows users to directly download large media … Continue reading
Anil Dash put together a first-class summary of the *nix goodies found in Microsoft’s Windows Services for Unix, which was recently re-released as a free download (passport registration required). Even though I’m using Samba at home to connect my Windows … Continue reading
Bob Mould of Sugar and of course HÃ¼sker DÃ¼ now has a weblog. Welcome Bob! I certainly do remember with many of your songs still cycling through my playlists.
I was (and still am) fond of what the OpenCola guys created back in the P2P buzz days, but this recent spin-off, “Dude, check this out!” [DCTO?], started by a few of the OC founders and development managers, has me … Continue reading
Matt Berther has released version 220.127.116.11 of his MovableType posting client/plugin MovablePoster, which integrates nicely with NewsGator in addition to being a stand-alone Windows client. (of course I’m testing MovablePoster via this post :-)
Looks like Mandrake has joined Knoppix in the bootable Linux CD distro trend… “The MandrakeMove Download Edition is a new product based on Mandrake Linux 9.2 which provides a complete personal desktop operating system on a bootable CD. With MandrakeMove, … Continue reading
Wow! Greg has been busy! In addition to announcing NewsGator 2.0, there will also be NewsGator Online Services, which includes three [new] content reader editions: “Web Edition — NewsGator Online Services provides a web-based content reader, which allows users to … Continue reading
I’m in training all week. So I’m a bit out of touch, but I just spotted this little Office “add-in” released by Microsoft that “can permanently remove hidden data and collaboration data, such as change tracking and comments, from Microsoft … Continue reading
This is a handy legal explination of Open Source Software by Red Hat’s Mark Webbink, Esq.: “Mark Webbink, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Red Hat, Inc., wrote this article for corporate attorneys, explaining free and open source software … Continue reading