ELAPTOPB0RK3D

2 minutesEzel Ezel and Ezel. That’s the way to describe ol’ me. I have just recovered from a serious problem, thrust upon me, by yours truly. ARGH, what a pain in the proverbial behind – the IBM Optical drive, I Hate Thee. Yep now you know why this is categorized as a rant. The whole saga … 

 

Happy Birthday Mom!

2 minutesWhat a joyous day indeed, happy birthday dearest Mom! Oh how the celebrations must be at home, and it is on occasions as these, that I miss home ever so dearly. Talked to dad this morning and also to my brother, and found out that a celebration is indeed in the offing. Nagi’s and the … 

 

Apecage Paper Writing Session, Day I

1 minuteThe first day is currently underway. Rob is presenting a general orientation talk regarding paper writing and the science of technology development. Have found and am using this remarkable mindmapping software Freemind, good for whatever ails you. Update @ 13:29 – Apparently the articles need to be complete by the end of these two weeks, … 

 

Long live Marco K., bless his cotton socks

2 minutesSo goes the common refrain. Ever since yesterday of course. The gracious gentleman let me at his unused piece of RAM, bumping the memory of my Thinkpad to 1,5 Gib! Good enough for… hold your breaths à VISTA! And that was my project for the Friday night. Yippee I know, lame, but well, need to … 

 

W00t Sez I

1 minuteSo I am told that I am rather too formal in my email communication. Wha? Me formal? Ach nein! But then I took a double-take when I reread some of the emails I have sent of late, and needless to say, I sat there looking at words flow past, words like “Nay”, “Nary”, “Betwitxt”, “Twain” … 

 

Back at work!

3 minutesAnd indeed back to Vista – just had to try it out on my new machine. And am glad to report an Experience Index of 5.7! Vista feels rather quick, and works really fast, without any performance tweaks etc. I have installed the x86 version, foregoing the 64 bit for the time being (due to … 

 

Carneval, New Setup

7 minutesHere I sit on my C2D system, updating the blog for the first time from this behemoth of a configuration. The whole setup took me 3 days, during which I bought the components, salvaged some, laid new wires, changed the networking cables in the whole place, installed a new switch, found new uses for the …