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Monthly Archives: February 2006

Riding in hurricane force winds!

I don’t think it was that windy last night, but it was the windiest weather I’ve ever ridden in during my bike commute. I didn’t stand up on my pedals on the uphills, and I really had to upshift when I was riding directly against the wind. The rain was coming down sideways, and a … Continue reading »

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2 Gb – the new memory standard

A Look At AMD’s Socket AM2 Platform | Tom’s Hardware RAM Needed! Most computers today are equipped with 512 MB or 1 GB of memory. While a gigabyte still seems to be fairly enough, we predict that 2 GB will be the reasonable minimum for those who want to do more than just occasional gaming … Continue reading »

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Oscar Watch: Moving Howl to America

Oscar Watch: Moving Howl to America Interesting post on the Disney distribution of Studio Ghibli’s films. I love Miyazaki’s works, and I’m very happy that they’re a lot easier to find in the U.S. now due to Disney’s distribution. The strong female characters in his films are a great inspiration for my daughter.

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Quake 4 Review for PC on GamePro.com

Quake 4 Review for PC on GamePro.com Aside from getting partially turning into a Strogg yourself–which only seems to grant health and armor bonuses–the biggest surprises thrown at you do little more than turn yourself into a high-tech Mr. Fix-it. The “twist” gets old after the tenth time you’re told the primary switch for some … Continue reading »

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Stand up for Denmark! – Why are we not defending our ally? By Christopher Hitchens

Stand up for Denmark! – Why are we not defending our ally? By Christopher Hitchens Christopher Hitchens hits the mark and reflects my thoughts on this cartoon issue.

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PBS | I, Cringely . February 16, 2006 – BYOB

PBS | I, Cringely . February 16, 2006 – BYOB Apple/Blockbuster video distribution. This is ironic since I just renewed my Blockbuster online membership. I couldn’t pass up the price of $9.99 a month for 1 video at a time and 2 e-coupons for two free in-store checkouts.

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AnandTech: Inside Newegg: They give us a Tour and you a Prize

AnandTech: Inside Newegg: They give us a Tour and you a Prize I really love Newegg because of its customer reviews. When you’re spending a lot on a mobo or videocard, it’s nice to know how a specific model is working for other people. $1.3 billion in sales in 2005 is pretty amazing.

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SnapStream Blog Blog Archive Godzilla PVR

SnapStream Blog Blog Archive Godzilla PVR I have a 40 Gb, 2×250 Gb, and recently added a 400 Gb drive to my Beyond TV / Beyond Media machine, and I thought I had a lot of hard drive space! It’s interesting to see that Beyond TV can take advantage of multiple processor cores … Continue reading »

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PRESS (E) – MAXON’s CINEMA 4D Now Available For Intel-Based Macs

PRESS (E) – MAXON’s CINEMA 4DNow Available For Intel-Based Macs Kudos to Maxon for providing a free upgrade to Cinema 4D for Intel Macs. I’ve read that the upgrade is easy for some developers and programs (like 10 to 30 minutes easy), but a lot harder for others.

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