digital Utopia

December 2008 Monthly Archives

More on my hateful network

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I’ve been checking everything on my network for what seems like the 1000th time. I even bought another no-brand (net-lynx) network controller that supposedly does 54g.  Anything to get above the poxy 11mbps that I am barely achieving. Here’s the rundown of items that is currently powering my Network: Net-Lynx WP61R2 PCI Netgear WG111T 108Mbps […]

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I hate my network

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My network is holding Mrs Bear back. Or rather is holding me back. I bought my wife an iPod for Christmas. So being the geek about the house I installed iTunes (65mb for a music player?) and set it away indexing all 57gb of music we have (two diverse music collections at 256kbs). That doesn’t […]

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Withered Hand(s)

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Raymond Chen, over at the Old New Thing blog, was talking about how didn’t put himself forward for “How to open the Vista Box” because of his withered hand. The article is quite funny – especially if you follow it all the way back to the image of his withered hand in question. The funnier […]

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WordPress 2.7 – Spamtastic?

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I upgraded to WordPress 2.7 less than a week ago. I then left town for a few days to visit my parents (both technophobes) and came back last night.  Before, with versions prior to 2.7, I would have about 3 or 4 spam comments per day, caught by Askimet, so over the same period as […]

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Recovering

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Just been (just had 6 hours sleep) to see Slipknot and Machine Head at Newcastle Metro Radio Arena. In my world Machine Head are as big as Slipknot, but hey – who I am I to complain that I saw two great bands for the price of one? Not really kept up with either band […]

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Slow posts

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The posts are slowing, due to Christmas arriving (and ’tis the season of parties) and me now working with the Zero Sum Games guys (and gals), the new owners of Space – Glory Through Conquest – the game I was working against with my homage, Galaxy. Galaxy is not off the cards, but it’s definately been put […]

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