The Windows server's printer server works like this: when you go to a server and double click on a printer icon, the system will download a printer driver from the server and install it into your loca
An excerpt from On the Edge by Bill L. Disbrow, writing about the Gora Hotel during the occupation of Japan:
Computer headsets - headphones with a microphone - are all the rage, because of Skype/VOIP and online videogaming. So, they cost way too much. This is an ad-hoc review of several brands.
This article is intended as a think-piece for small offices and LANs.
As data storage needs increase the volume of data will slowly overwhem the ability to back up the data.
Every political season, if you are a voter, you'll get political calls and mailers. Here's how to mitigate the number of calls.
I thought contextual links would be interesting - at the very least they could be interesting to read. I actually like targeted ads, because they are like searches to me. I don't find them that annoying. But these ads from Kontera suck.
This was a map I created on the now defunct Platial. It maps places where I ate a bean and cheese burrito. It's kind of pre-yelp.
It's pretty difficult to share from an XP Professional machine participating in a domain to a cheap laptop running Vista Home (Basic).
This is a list of links to articles about OOP in PHP. I need to read up on it. Though I know the OO features (most of them at least) I wanted to read some code.
Citi contacted Doug Henwood of LBO demanding that a memo from early 2009 be taken off his site. They cited the DMCA. Econ blogger Bradford DeLong argues that the document is part of the historical record, of how Citi perceived the government's response to the economic crisis.
Attached to this blog post is another copy of this memo. It basically says the Citi analysts thought the government was going pretty easy on banks, and that they were predicting high unemployment in 2009 and 2010, along with huge price declines in house prices. So, they knew what was happening all along.
Update April 3, 2011: Citibank has sent a takedown notice (a DMCA thing). So to avoid a lawsuit, I'm going to comply. I'll post more information about the specifics of the takedown later. Hopefully, someone else has a copy of this document to share.
Why bother buying a DSL modem/router? Because the Motorola DSL modems AT&T gives out suck.
(I did this before learning about Clonezilla and Fog. It was all done within two days. If I were to deal with this again, I'd get Clonezilla.
This is an addendum to the two articles about keeping Windows XP speedy. This article discusses a few issues relevant mostly to laptop computers.
HP LaserJet is the longest-lived product line in computer printers.