Monthly Archives: May 2007

Opened For Testing

A little MATX tower with its guts hanging out, opened for testing. I don’t remember the exact details, but the presence of the second hard drive makes me think that one drive is being duplicated on to the other for … Continue reading

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Is Eve Online Still Worth Playing?

I don’t play Eve Online, and I have no idea whether the recent accusations of player favouritism are justified, but one thing I do know is that my buddies who play Eve always complain about how the game sucks. I … Continue reading

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Cobol: Not So Dead

I was rooting through my comp the other day and I found my old Cobol-85 compiler. So for chuckles I spent a few hours trying to get to get some code to compile. Ahh, the memories… I have often wondered … Continue reading

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Quick, get the gloves!

Sometimes the furry ones are not so cute. Not only were there pets around, there were also smokers (you can tell by the brownish colour and the smell). A system like this is so foul you have to clean it … Continue reading

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LiveATC

Now this is highly cool: liveatc.net. It’s a collection of real-time continuous audio feeds from Air Traffic Control centres around the world. You can listen to Toronto Pearson International Airport (approach) for example. In most cases you can simply click … Continue reading

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IT Workers To Get Sitcom

I’ve often wondered if people would find the surreal nature of my job humourous. As it turns out, down-on-their-luck American television network NBC seems to think so. They are pressing forward with the launch of a comedy based on information … Continue reading

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The Submerged Computer

Check out this fantastic submerged computer hack.  Most of the components are submerged in an aquarium full of mineral oil, complete with bubble bar.  Not the first one of these I’ve seen, but probably the nicest looking. Via Engadget

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