Got a Mac? OSX?Triple-click the following line, copy it, then paste it into a terminal. Be sure to turn your volume up a bit:osascript -e 'say "oh This is a silly song silly song silly song this is the silliest song ive ever ever heard So why keep you listening listening listening while you are… Continue reading Mac Terminal Fun
Way back when, we used to actually make our own computers. No, really -- actually build them. The Sinclair ZX81 (still available) shows us how to keep doing it.Sick.I want.
Maybe it's just the Dayquil talking, but:I've never been too fond of commercial aviation. Less so since 2001.It has become, in my view, nothing more than a profit-driven securitytheater where we jump through pretend security processes that serve noactual security benefit -- other than to address potential threatsdrummed up in any B-rate HollywoodMovie script --… Continue reading On Airports
I'm sitting at gate 42 at Orlando International airport as I hammer this out.I went to TechEd this week and have absorbed loads of info about MS server software that seems most applicable to my job.I have the flu -- or something like it.I went to Disney World, Epcot Center with my wife and son… Continue reading …in which I contemplate the week
The last day for Tech Ed, 2008 was Friday, June 13.Over the course of the week, I've learned reasonable amount aboutMicrosoft's new product offerings and endured walking what seemed likemiles and miles... every day. The Orlando convention center is justhuge; and everything is, understandably spread out. Hauling a notebookcomputer around, even though it's only a… Continue reading Tech Ed, 2008