Monthly Archives: June 2010

Kindle-ing without the Kindle

I love to read. I tend to travel even here in the good ole US every month. In July I am heading up to Portland, Oregon on the AMTRAK. In August, I fly to Boston and then back on the … Continue reading

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Powershell, CMD, Bash

You know how you get used to typing things in a certain way? Like if you are a Linux guy, you tend to use commands like “ls” or “df” or “free”. You also can do some nifty things like CTRL-R … Continue reading

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Yoyo Factors of Life

Life is like a yoyo. Up and down. The string jerks us around; makes us see incredible sights but then in a moment it takes it all away from us. Leaves us tightly bound in some alternate reality. Recently at … Continue reading

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Linuxcon Boston and then some

I just finished building my itinerary for my most ambitious train journey yet. I’m flying back to Boston on 9 August to attend the Linuxcon event for a few days. On 13 August, I’ll depart Boston on Amtrak for Chicago. … Continue reading

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Android Rocks the World!

I simply love the new Froyo release. All of the usual places like MoDaCo and XDA have new ROMs which capitalize on different features or themes that the phone can be exploited with. My take is that Android is simply … Continue reading

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End of the Trip

Seems as I go back through each of the blogposts I do, I almost always do one the day I am leaving to go home. In Singapore, I often catch an early morning flight which precludes breakfast at the hotel … Continue reading

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Trip Shortened

I’ll only be on vacation through Saturday and heading back home on Sunday now. Not sure if I will get to see my friend Roger at all. He does not seem to answer his phone so I suspect he is … Continue reading

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Down to the Antelope Valley

Next few days I am on vacation from work, from home, from “things”. I’m flying down to visit an old friend, archeologist, and beer buddy in Lancaster/Palmdale. The desert holds a very special place for me. I practiced archeology there, … Continue reading

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Five Years of Blogging here abouts

Its been 5 years and over 750 posts with 113 comments on this blog. I’ve moved this thing around a few times. It was over on wordpress.com for a long time and now it lives courtesy of my ISP in … Continue reading

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Best of the ESXi Form Factor Lab Systems

I have had a AMD64 Shuttle for quite some time and always wanted to get VMware ESXi installed on it. My take is that its the perfect small form factor lab system. The ESXi before the current 4.0 release would … Continue reading

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