And with that message, following a hard drive crash, the cash and effort spent building myself a RAID server two years ago pays for itself. (Assuming it makes it to 100%, natch)
Update: Exactly 100 minutes later, it reached 100%, and my FLACs and MP3s are secure once more. Hurrah!
I’ve been using an Apple aluminium keyboard at work for the last couple of weeks (after stealing it off the desk of a departing colleague), and can confirm that it is an amazingly comfortable surface on which to type. Only downside: The function keys are different from the ones on the laptop keyboard, so I keep hitting the wrong ones.
Best review I’ve seen of the Kindle so far. I’d be tempted to get one, but for the much-noted DRM restrictions. If I’m unable to “lend” or “borrow” e-books I’ve purchased, like I currently can with dead-tree, then it’s of no interest to me.
Video of the modules in the Bug Labs platform — Interlockable modules which can be combined on an open-source Java-based platform. The idea seems wicked cool — it’s just the unknown of price that’s going to dictate whether I buy one or not.
This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.