Gmail... IMAP... filters... sigh

Well, due to some changing circumstances, I decided I'd try to get a better handle on my email and maybe move to using IMAP instead of downloading all my mail. There are some really irritating reasons why this is a bad idea (in my case).

Google's use of labels is …

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Gah! Dang you Ninja Gaiden!

All of my reading of reviews lead me to believe that Ninja Gaiden Sigma is one of the hardest games out there. Well I can tell you it's true. Man, this game is really starting to drive me nuts! I enjoy doing the odd bit of gaming, and I certainly …

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Adam's rant on Linux security

Adam forwarded me a link to his latest blog post about Linux security. It's quite amusing to read (I suspect someone must have told him how uber secure Linux is). Anyways, it's completely true so for all the pundits who preach on how much more secure Linux is than Windows …

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When done becomes Done

A friend pointed me to a really cool blog post called The Larry Test. It basically talks about when done is Done. I.e. an engineer will keep working stuff until it's perfect, likely because it's in our nature (I can't tell you how many times I've rewritten code just …

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OS X on an MSI Wind

For kicks, this Christmas I decided to give myself something "hackish" to do, and noticed that the local Staples was selling the MSI Wind with SUSE on it for $299CAD. This little beast (the U90, model number MS-N811) is nice... a little bit bigger than my Eeepc, so the keys …

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Time for a change

Decided to change the theme of the site as I upgraded to the latest WordPress. Also stuck a picture of my kitties on there (Tika, who's 16 (and grey), and Pepper, who's about 1.5 (and black, obviously)).

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