A week ago, Jay brought up the topic of movies on demand in his house. He was starting to look hard at going the DVD-to-hard drive route, when he ran across this awesome Media Center setup from Sony. That'd be a fantastic solution if I were willing to pay that much for it. Unfortunately I'm … Continue reading DVD Changer
Tomorrow I head back to work after the nice little Holiday break. On short notice I decided to take today off and play with my new toys rather than try to concentrate at work. For the remainder of the week I'm planning on leaving work an hour or two early each day instead of just … Continue reading Back to work
I just kicked off the installer and was notified that the process could take several minutes to several hours! Greeaaat, nothing like having a potentially unusable machine for a couple of hours.
Over Thanksgiving weekend we rearranged things at home a little bit. We have a formal dining room that has been sitting without furniture since we moved in, with no plans of filling it any time soon. So we decided to start getting use out of the area for something other than junk. We moved Ana's … Continue reading Home Office
I love office supplies. There, I said it out in the open. I don't know what it is about them, but I could spend hours (and have come close before) in office supply stores. There's something good about knowing that I'll have paper, pens, binders, notebooks, etc. on hand at home whenever the need arises … Continue reading Common Thread Among Geeks
Ladies and gentlemen... Justin Long's patented Leg Move. Edit: Don't know what happened to the link, but here's the real link.
A while back I discussed needing to look into a new source control solution for Chef. To recap, CVS had just gotten on my nerves for a few things: file deletion and moving; pretty crappy windows client support (gui); clunky (to me) branch management; and poor infrastructure on my network. I just don't feel comfortable … Continue reading Perforce