digital Utopia

July 2008 Monthly Archives

Write more…

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I really need to write more. I have a lot of ideas. Unfortunately these happen mainly at work or when I am in bed. By the time I am able to blog about these I’ve forgotten what I was going to write about and it goes unsaid:-(

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I hate mailing-lists

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I hate mailing lists. At low level of traffic they can be okay, but you still have to visit a website if you want to search the past questions. At high level of traffic the signal to noise ratio far outweighs any use you might gain from the large number of users.  Sifting through the […]

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Mounts & Muppet

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Yesterday I was transferring a lot of files from one nearly full drive to a completely empty one. However it started to go pair shaped when I accidently tried deleting two mounted drives that had started to be copied – it was moaning of lack of space, etc. I tried to delete the mounts – […]

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Eclipse

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I hate installing eclipse. I’ve got a problem and none of the online solutions seem to work. I can’t install any modules. Or rather the tool that allows me to install them won’t display. So I am left with the reinstallation of eclipse. Eclipse is one of those wonderful open-source IDE’s that has broken the […]

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Amazon madness

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I’ve noticed something strange. I have two wishlists. One is my UK account which has lots of items in it that I picked. The other is my list of items that other people link to and recommend – my American account.  Now it knows I am Graham Reeds – otherwise how does it know to […]

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More Power!!

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No – that’s not right! We need less power. Did some more testing before going to bed last night. First was my HTPC while off. That draw’s 3.4 – 6.7 watts. While off. Not in S3 Standby mode, but off. A little bit of thinking and I remembered that there are other things running, like […]

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Life

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It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted properly. Does that mean I’ve been doing nothing? Not at all! First I had a week off with Mrs Bear: Spent a weekend in Londinium visiting the Tutankhamun exhibition at the Millennium Dome, a day shopping in Edinburgh and a night out clubbing in Leeds. With my […]

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