Archive for July, 2008

Sunday, July 20th, 2008

my weekend in tech

I had a very techy weekend it feels like. 1) I installed Ubuntu running on VirtualBox on my new work laptop running Vista. Now that my primary home machine is also my primary work machine, I wanted a separate environment just for myself. And I’m a geek. I originally tried it with Virtual PC 2007, [...]

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Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

A green housewarming

Background: The last time I stayed with my brother and his family, I noticed that when my nephew came home he went directly to his room and turned on his TV. It was nearly Pavlovian. That TV remained on the rest of the day regardless of said nephew’s presence in the room.  I mentioned it [...]

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