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First post!

The old site has been put out to the pasture. Interesting content later. Sexy layout now.

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A new year in a new country

Invigilating the crap out of students?

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Clear iSpot

Telling logs: <29>Aug  7 03:32:44 sdkd: [OMA] ./WiMAXSupp/Operator/clear/Apps/RestrictedUse/Enabled=true <29>Aug  7 03:32:44 sdkd: [OMA] ./WiMAXSupp/Operator/clear/Apps/RestrictedUse/MaxNumDevicesRestr=8 <29>Aug  7 03:32:44 sdkd: [OMA] ./WiMAXSupp/Operator/clear/Apps/RestrictedUse/RestrHotlineURI=http://www.clear.com/support/unsupported-device/ispot <29>Aug  7 03:32:44 sdkd: [OMA] ./WiMAXSupp/Operator/clear/Apps/RestrictedUse/Organization/0/OUI=0026B0 <29>Aug  7 03:32:44 sdkd: [OMA] ./WiMAXSupp/Operator/clear/Apps/RestrictedUse/Organization/1/OUI=002436 <29>Aug  7 03:32:44 sdkd: [OMA] ./WiMAXSupp/Operator/clear/Apps/RestrictedUse/Organization/2/OUI=002608 <29>Aug  7 … Continue reading

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Samsung Vibrant “works” with AT&T 3G

I was double checking that I had gotten my Vibrant unlocked, when I suddenly noticed something very strange… my phone was showing a glorius 3G icon. I was expecting EVDO at best, because I was using an AT&T SIM and … Continue reading

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Fixed stuttering SSD in a Macbook Pro (Mid 2010)

I was experiencing intermittent pauses of the entire operating system which seemed to be related to blocked I/O. It would return after 20 seconds or so. This was actually a really easy fix… I just turned off the sudden motion … Continue reading

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Protected: New Macbook Pro!

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Ring around the bay

From my Google Latitude history:

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PackageMaker woes

When people find out that I use a Mac, they often assume that I’m a fanboy. While I do like Apple products in many respects and generally prefer their laptops to others, it is far from a blind love… PackageMaker … Continue reading

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Bobby McFerrin: Universality of the Pentatonic Scale

World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale from World Science Festival on Vimeo.

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On Behalf of Gmail

I heart Gmail. It’s the front-end for nearly all the mail from all my domains, both for sending and receiving. I consolidate all those accounts into a single mailbox, and have a long list of addresses for the Sender field. … Continue reading

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