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Finally took the plunge and got a home Espresso machine (Gaggia Classic). Only use it for short blacks so the milk steamer is wasted on me. Guests seem to like it though. 🙂 Advertisements

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Defragging The Lieutenant

Anyone know any good HD defragging software for Windows? PerfectDisk seems to have done their SEO. Is there anything better?

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How I Listen To Podcasts

In response to this post “Podcasts are boring (Hot tips to hold attention)”  by Leisa Reichelt. This is how I consume Podcasts. I use an iPod mini and iTunes on an old G4 attached to a 50W Honner keyboard amplifier. I … Continue reading

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SGI Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy – Hopes to Trade Out Of It In 6 Months

Sad news for the ex-poster-child of everything that was cool about computers and the internet in the 90s. SGI Invented the OpenGL standard, which drove the development of the graphic card industry. That same industry made SGI’s expensive technology obsolete. … Continue reading

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New (Old) 21" Monitor And New Test Cases

I am now dual headed. We will see how it goes. I have the G4 and PC second display on the second monitor. The G4 stays up as long as I don’t move much. (Long Story) Testing all the basic … Continue reading

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Shhh – Busy Thinking

Painted a shed. Thinking about current step in parser code. In a non coding mood – nesting with real world things. Wired up my old keyboard amp to sit under the desk and act as a subwoofer. Reading a good … Continue reading

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New (Old) 21" Monitor And New Test Cases

I am now dual headed. We will see how it goes. I have the G4 and PC second display on the second monitor. The G4 stays up as long as I don’t move much. (Long Story) Testing all the basic … Continue reading

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