Thursday, May 29. 2008
That's why business critical servers use EEC RAM
Tuesday, May 27. 2008
I did a comparison of favourite distributions and the result shows a clear trend towards Ubuntu, while the interest in all other distributions declines. However please also note that this might also indicate that a lot of people use Ubuntu and have problems with Ubuntu and are looking for help. Personally I believe its a combination of both. First there is a high interest. On the other hand there are excellent resources for Ubuntu and people know that Google is of great help for Ubuntu problems, while I wasn't able to get so much help from Google for SuSE problems in the past.
A big surprise was the regional results. Italy is the clear leader in searches for Ubuntu.
Monday, May 19. 2008
Yet another App of the Whatever posting with another application for Microsoft Windows. Somehow the great standard features of a KDE desktop are not worth mentioning as long as you are using KDE. But as soon as I have to live without them on Microsoft Windows I am always very happy to find a program that brings just a little piece of KDE back to Windows.
This time it's about window shading.
Continue reading "App of the Whatever: WinRoll"
Sunday, May 18. 2008
The problem is a hard one to solve because most people still need the Internet for some things. If you drink too much, you can solve that problem by stopping entirely. But you can't solve the problem of overeating by stopping eating. I couldn't simply avoid the Internet entirely, as I'd done with previous time sinks.
His proposed solution is interesting and maybe worth a try, when your desk layout allows it:
I now leave wifi turned off on my main computer except when I need to transfer a file or edit a web page, and I have a separate laptop on the other side of the room that I use to check mail or browse the web.
Continue reading "Avoiding Distractions"
Monday, May 5. 2008
That's one sure tip-off to the fact that you're being assaulted by an Architecture Astronaut: the incredible amount of bombast; the heroic, utopian grandiloquence; the boastfulness; the complete lack of reality. And people buy it! The business press goes wild!