Monthly Archives: January 2012

Backlight

If you use a computer for any amount of time, you may find some backlighting for your computer screen is beneficial. I couldn’t find any medical research that says one way or another whether it’s a good thing or not, … Continue reading

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Juice

This week has been a mini detox, with copious juices. Here’s the recipes for a couple of them, from Sainsbury’s magazine. These make enough for one glass. Throw the ingredients in a juicer, or apparently you can put them in … Continue reading

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Tethered to o2

I’m on a train tomorrow, and thought it was a good opportunity to use my phone as a wifi hotspot. This works flawlessly with the Samsung Wave 3 (though the GUI to turn it on is a bit suboptimal). It … Continue reading

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Out for delivery?

It feels like my Amazon order has been in transit for ages. It was dispatched over 40 years ago and I’m still waiting …

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Media and storage of the future

I just lost a hard disk. No big deal. My somewhat complicated home media setup is this: I have a Samsung TV plugged in to a first generation AppleTV. The AppleTV is connected to the network via wired ethernet to … Continue reading

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Statistics

Borrowing from Alex King’s Simple SQL Queries for Blog Stats, here’s some stats on this blog. The first post “It’s alive!” was made on 31st May 2003, some nine years ago. There have been 1,572 posts. On average, there are … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2011: Sunday

In advance of FOSDEM 2012, I’m publishing previous years’ notes. Here’s 2011 day two: Sunday. Barebox Reason for attending this talk: to understand more of the technical details behind fast boot of Linux devices, which will be an important factor … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2011: Saturday

In advance of FOSDEM 2012, I’m publishing previous years’ notes. Here’s 2011 day one: Saturday. FOSDEM is the Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting, an annual free event hosted in Brussels and entirely organised and run by volunteers. … Continue reading

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Getting started with Tizen

The Tizen source and SDK were unleashed yesterday, and I’ve just had a first glance. The documentation is a bit all over the place, so here’s some notes on getting up and running. For more information on what’s going on with … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2010

Although I’ve been a regular at FOSDEM for a few years now, I’ve been rather poor in ensuring my notes got onto this blog. In advance of FOSDEM 2012, I’m publishing previous years’ notes. Here’s 2010. The Free and Open … Continue reading

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