Category Archives: Other

Java without the Crap

I got sick of Java updates on Windows trying to trick me into installing McAfee or the Ask toolbar, so I went searching for a solution.  I found a different build of Java from Oracle that solves the issue. Go … Continue reading

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I want to see a 100% open source android distro. The first pass could be AOSP or CyanogenMod without the closed source GApps. F-Droid would be pre-installed, along with a selection of basic apps like K9 Mail and aCal. I … Continue reading

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New Tech Meetup, Central PA

My notes from the 06/04/2012 New Tech Meetup of Central PA Monthly Meetup. In general the Lancaster meetings last for an hour. They then adjourn to the nearby Iron Hill Brewery. I don’t usually go to the Hershey or Harrisburg … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

I took the winter banner and cleaned up the code and added rotation (and the rotation interacts with the mouse), along with the obvious graphics changes, for Valentine’s Day. BTW, I love you Deb.

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Convert flac to mp3: flac -cd track.flack | lame -h – track.mp3

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Frequency

Last year I wrote 26 posts. That is only half the number I’d hoped for (52), especially since some where just one or two lines, but it isn’t as bad as I thought I was doing. I think part of … Continue reading

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Stupid Cloud

It seems that some companies are using cloud services to offer features I’ve wanted for a long time, but only tied to a cloud with a monthly or yearly fee. The latest and most irritating is iCloud. I see no … Continue reading

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Supper from 40 minutes before I ate it.

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