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Saturday 30 October 2004 at 08:26 am These updates may be a little more infrequent now I'm back working again. With the US elections looming next week Mark Perkel has made Fahrenheit 9/11 available as a free download - everyone needs to see this movie. Another nice article on the 64-bit PowerPC Architecture. If you're a Windows user that wants a few Mac-like features or a Mac user stuck in a Windows world here are some ideas on making your Windows PC work like a Mac. This is amazing - dual and quad processor mini-itx motherboards from Via. Geek-chic - a coffee-table book of retro computers - if you're a fan of the Osborne, Spectrum, Commodore era of computing then check out Digital Retro by Gordon Laing. A nice howto - Install WordPress on a Windows machine. WordPress is a blog engine - its recently come into favour as people have moved away from MovableType over licensing issues. A brief article on Building an Enterprise Linux Cluster solution.

Interesting Links

Friday 22 October 2004 at 4:40 pm Free the world from mindless tv - One button remote. Interesting miniature power source idea - Turbine on a chip. Its a Unix so I'm not sure why this surprises me but it did - Compile your own Mac OS X kernel. Friday humour - If Architects were Web Developers. Some useful tips - Unix One Liners. More useful user-friendly tips for Regular Expressions. Useful Windows 2003 information - Understanding mixed and native mode. Truly a momentous occassion - All Tommorrows Parties will be curated by Slint!!. For those not in the know Slint were an early 90's band whose recorded work is utterly fantastic - particularly their 'Spiderland' LP.

Power vs Itanium

Tuesday 19 October 2004 at 08:25 am A nice comparison of IBM's Power5 architecture versus the upcoming Intel Itanium Madison 9M.

Microsoft HR Blogs

Wednesday 06 October 2004 at 09:32 am Two great web-logs by Microsoft HR staff providing an interesting insight into interview techniques and what it takes to work for the Seattle Behemoth (no not Boeing). JobsBlog and Heather Leighs Marketing Blog.


Wednesday 06 October 2004 at 09:25 am Nice article on iSCSI to demonstrate its cost-effectiveness at LinuxGazette. A little light on detail unfortunately but some interesting ideas nonetheless.


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