Archives for December 4, 2008

19,958 and counting…

So close …. remember, if you use a real email address when leaving a comment, I’ll be able to attribute that comment to you if it happens to be 20K plus or minus 1. If you want the hat. Or the thong. Or whatever.

Graphical Mounting

and unmounting. In Linux. Here’s the problem. With upgrades to Linux Kernel 2.6 for autoplugging devices, and hotswapping of USB devices, etc., mounting has become more complex. At the same time, the spread of Ubuntu and some other Linux distributions among the wider unwashed masses has lead to the stupification (or perhaps I should say…

Augrabies Falls National Park

At the top of the gorge, a small stream just before it plunges about 60 meters into the gorge.

Norm Coleman: Weasel

Go visit the Norm Coleman Weasel Meter.

The truth is out there

Laelaps and Drugmonkey have painfully truthy graphs for you to see.

Human Cell Chasing Bacteria

Windows OS last month took its biggest market share dive in the past two years, erasing gains made in two of the past three months and sending the operating system’s share under 90% for the first time, an Internet measurement company reported today. source In the mean time, Linux grew from 0.71 to 0.83%, and…

… made during work time …

Hat Tip Miss Cellania (who has some other cool stuff … check it out)

Bloog-o-spheroids and blorg roiling

Writers write, words wiggle … Iconic writer GQ magazine has named Philip Roth its literary “icon of the year.” The sprawling interview is more musing by the interviewer on the border of self-indulgence than insight from the subject, but the writer salvages the interview by pointing out that Roth has mostly complete disregard for self…

Tarangire Lions

Lions are more diverse than many may think. Indeed, recent research shows that lions may be comfortably divided into races. An expert on lions can tell you what part of Africa a particular lion is likely from by how it looks. Have a look at these lions: Anyone who knows anything about lions knows that…