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The Ramblings and Pondering that come to the A.D.D Mind

Jan 24, 2012 - 2 minute read - Comments - snuffstuff

Moved To San Antonio

New gig at Rackspace

For those who haven’t heard Rackspace offered me a position as a Linux engineer II. Located at their San Antonio Tx Location. They made a great offer and paid to relocate us to Texas. Pack and Ship, as well as ship one of the Vehicles.

Dec 15, 2011 - 1 minute read - Comments - technology

Happy Admin And Developers Day

A Work colleague pointed this article that brings up some interesting points. An article was published yesterday in one of Austin’s local papers about Austin’s tech talent shortage. I was job hunting just a couple months ago and get a lot of calls from recruiters and hear about friends’ companies who are hiring and I think it’s pretty damned accurate. And by accurate I mean that it points out how fucking ridiculous some of these companies are being.

Jul 15, 2011 - 1 minute read - Comments - technology

Did Microsoft Steal The Kinect

In 2009, while Microsoft was busy designing and marketing what would become the Kinect, [Carlos Anzola], an inventor, tinkerer, and self-ascribed geek from Bogotá, Colombia, had been working for years on a nearly identical gesture interface for the PC. His creation, the Human interface Electronic Device, or HiE-D – pronounced ‘Heidi’ – was capable of gesture recognition years before Microsoft would release the Kinect. Full Story

Jun 15, 2011 - 1 minute read - Comments - music

Latent Fury Reunion

Power / prog metallers latent fury from chicago, illinois, usa are back in action. the band formed around 1989, their saga ends around 1994. in 1991 they have released their same titled demo tape which is a big reference for all serious power / prog metal fans and collectors.

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Nov 7, 2007 - 1 minute read - Comments - technology

Apple's Time Macine Now For Linux, Sort Of

Apple’s “Time Machine” Now For Linux… Sort Of: deander2 writes “Apple’s ‘Time Machine’ is cool, but I use Linux, not MacOSX. So here is a Linux implementation (built off of rsync, of course). No fancy OpenGL, but quite functional none-the-less.” Read More at Slashdot.

Nov 5, 2007 - 1 minute read - Comments - editor

"A Great Vim Primer"

A Great Vim Primer I was pointed to this from a Digg article the other day and thought I should leave it here for all to benefit from: The Vim Tutorial in Vim With the introduction of electron things like this interactive tutorial are now available For you Microsoft Puppy’s out there viemu for VS VI VIM visual cheat sheet Hope it helps -Marty

Nov 5, 2007 - 1 minute read - Comments - politics

Be Afraid be very afraid

Bush! Call Him and Idiot, Stupid, inarticulate whatever. He and His staff are Devious and Power hungry warmongers read Bush Wants Full control of the government During Catastrophic Attack and the Official White House proposal

Nov 5, 2007 - 5 minute read - Comments - politics

Impeach And Imprison Now

Or Face the End of Constitutional Democracy Unless Congress immediately impeaches Bush and Cheney, a year from now the US could be a dictatorial police state at war with Iran. Bush has put in place all the necessary measures for dictatorship in the form of “executive orders” that are triggered whenever Bush declares a national emergency. Recent statements by Homeland Security Chief Michael Chertoff, former Republican senator Rick Santorum and others suggest that Americans might expect a series of staged, or false flag, “terrorist” events in the near future.

Nov 5, 2007 - 1 minute read - Comments - politics

Our Government Make Them Break The Law

Washington D.C., 12 March 2007 – Ten years after Congress enacted the Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments (E-FOIA), only one in five federal agencies actually complies with the law, according to a new survey released today during Sunshine Week by the National Security Archive. Full Story