Just run across this Magnet shop on the web – not looked in detail yet, but sounds like a useful place!
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wheee.jpgOriginally uploaded by adq_uk Pictures from the Snow on Sunday night
cabler.pngOriginally uploaded by adq_uk Some photos from the docks etc Note: remember to clean lenses once in a while, or loads of image editing to remove crap needed!!
Tum te tum
Nicola’s out tonight so I’m at home amusing myself with films and things. I upgraded my flat asterisk VOIP server to 1.6.x (from 1.2.x): now the VOIP client on my Nokia E51 mobile works perfectly with it (the phone VOIP stack tended to crash with 1.2.x). So: I’ve set the E51 to transparently register itselfContinue reading “Tum te tum”
This morning’s hacking: KDE 4.2 HDMI HDTV Overscan Fix
Ever since I switched to using HDMI/DVI to connect my HDTV to my media box, there has been a slight problem: overscan. The HDTV chops a bit off the edges of the picture, in order to hide any possible graphical rubbish which might be there (quite common with some equipment). My media box doesn’t haveContinue reading “This morning’s hacking: KDE 4.2 HDMI HDTV Overscan Fix”
Woo! I’ve been fiddling with my Nokia N770 all evening. I’ve managed to build a custom kernel (2.6.25) for it using openembedded, and get it to boot it. Of course, it being a keyboardless and ethernetless internet tablet means that it just sits there 🙂 Enter the magic of the wonderful CDC-Ether protocol! This allowsContinue reading “Success!”
Quote of the evening
“Does your battery always make that whining noise? … whats that burning smell?” My mate Colin was round again this evening 🙂
autumn leaves HDR
autumn leaves HDROriginally uploaded by adq_uk I’ve Been attempting some more HDR photos based on the ones I took on Sunday.
You know, you begin to wonder if you’ve taken things too far when you have to upgrade the firmware and server software for your alarm clock. Mmm, technology.
A wee bit of detective work
A friend, Colin (he of the burning batteries), sent me this photo of the first PDP-7 being delivered to Edinburgh DCS: I didn’t recognise the location, but he managed to make out “Hope Park something” on the street sign. Searching for “hope park edinburgh computer science” yielded this AI history page, which reveals AI canContinue reading “A wee bit of detective work”