computing, stephen

Hello Again

I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted here, so here’s a picture of me with my birthday present, from my wife: It’s a binary clock (actually, it’s BCD, but who’s counting?).  Extra credit for anyone who can figure out what time this picture was taken (post in the comments).

computing, links

Open Source Alternatives

If you’ve ever wanted a free/open-source software package with similar features to an expensive commercial program but didn’t have the time or energy to look, Open Source Alternative is a great resource. Dozens of popular commercial programs are indexed by category and searchable. Each commercial software entry is accompanied by one or more open-source projects… Read More Open Source Alternatives

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Air travel links

With our vacation coming up tomorrow, I happened across a couple of interesting Wired.com articles on air travel. The first one discusses how it took a team of MIT grads to decipher airline airfare schemes. Sort of. This would explain a lot: “the problem of finding the cheapest airfare from point A to point B… Read More Air travel links

computing, personal

Laptop parts on ebay

I’ve posted most of the salvageable components from my dead laptop on ebay. You can see those parts and a few other items I’m selling here. I’ll be adding a few more items over the next several days, including a couple of HDDs and my Olympus C-720UZ camera. If you’re interested check it out.