Monthly Archives: August 2004

UPS for Poweroutage computing…

This is a pretty cool story. One of the reasons that I love laptops is the battery. There’s always a built-in UPS of sorts, so kicking the plug out of the wall or tripping the circuit breaker doesn’t erase that … Continue reading

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Burnt 12-inch

And it still works!

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Buying Books…

After working on my dissertation for a good chunk of hours this morning, this afternoon Kristin and I escaped and went shopping in White Plains. We bought some needed things for the apartment with gift certificates from the bridal shower. … Continue reading

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GmailFS

I wonder how difficult it would be to port GmailFS to Mac OS X. It’s Python, and from what I can tell, most of the libraries are portable. I don’t have time to do it myself, but if someone does, … Continue reading

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Robosapien Hacking…

I haven’t received my Robosapien yet, although I did receive shipping confirmation via email. It is scheduled to be delivered on Friday. In the meantime, I’ve found a few interesting resources for hacking my Robosapien: this hacks and mods site … Continue reading

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How to Make a 10.3.5 Boot CD

Pretty cool info on Using BootCD (freeware) to make 10.3.5/Techtool Pro 4.0.3 Boot CD. Check it out.

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POSTMASTER: DESTROY IF UNDELIVERABLE

Just wanted to note this oddity: I received my copy of the PMLA Directory in the mail today, and as I was removing the plastic wrapping, I noticed a large notice across the front, which read “POSTMASTER: DESTROY IF UNDELIVERABLE.” … Continue reading

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