Things I learned about VM Machines today

11 Dec 2006 There is no doubt, virtual machines are very useful, considering the constant increase in resources available even on a laptop (Yeah, alright, I got a mobile 100GB harddisk now). Today, while trying to set up a simple FreeDOS-based machine I learned the following: For machines which don't have access to...

GMail's correction utility...

09 Oct 2006 …sometimes lacks understanding of the language to check (in this case German). Here comes a strange example:

Ig Nobel prizes

06 Oct 2006 When the Nobel prizes come to those who’ve earned them, it is also time to honour those ingenious works of scientific minds whose impact on our lives may be, let’s say, negligible. Ig Nobel prizes have been issued once more. I am definitely happy that somebody took care of finding...

Free Hugs Campaign

02 Oct 2006 It sounds somewhat cheesy, but after all the disgusting news on Teenies filming with their mobiles how they beat up other Teenies, a guy that starts off a campaign to hug people is refreshing - You know, shadows require light.

Are no news news?

27 Sep 2006 It is pretty much a month ago since I last wrote something here. There have been holidays, a cold, much work and interesting settings. However, nothing that changes much right now. Such is life…sometimes you hang around, wait, sometimes it moves on quickly. Well, I wouldn't be the first one...