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Almost persuaded to drop DirecTV [updated]

April 15, 2011 1 Comment
Almost persuaded to drop DirecTV [updated]

I love it when technology converges. The first key step was buying a Windows Home Server box last summer. It took me a while to get all the kinks out (read my review at the link), but since then it was worked pretty much trouble-free, 24/7. Not only do my various computers get backed up […]

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The Thermocline of Knowledge

April 8, 2011 0 Comments
The Thermocline of Knowledge

I’ve written here before about the thermocline of truth. The webcomic Partially Clips gives a different, humorous slant; click on the comic to view it in full size. ..bruce..

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Calling all Sundog fans

March 2, 2011 159 Comments
Calling all Sundog fans

Wayne Holder, founder of FTL Games and co-designer of Sundog: Frozen Legacy, is seriously contemplating bringing Sundog back to modern platforms. But he needs to get a sense of the level of interest for such a game. Drop me a line here and let me know: if you are interested in seeing Sundog available again […]

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Curious iPad behavior (excess “Other” space being used)

February 28, 2011 5 Comments
Curious iPad behavior (excess “Other” space being used)

My wife called me up to her office with a question earlier today. She was syncing her iPad (64GB) with her MacPro and noticed that iTunes listed 9.9GB of space on her iPad being taken up by “Other”, with no indication of what that “Other” was. She said she had checked on-line, found some similar […]

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Thumps and reboots redux

February 23, 2011 0 Comments
Thumps and reboots redux

As I mentioned in my previous two posts (here and here), I ran into a bunch of networking problems duringĀ  a recent extended business trip to a client site. One of the problems I mentioned was that I had brought along a Gateway desktop box so as to be able to use files and applications […]

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