Monthly Archives: October 2009

Google Docs batch export

One reason why I have not used Google Docs more is the fact that backing up a whole bunch of files used to be a royal pain in the arse. That changed a few days ago when Google launched Batch … Continue reading

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Build your own CNC router machine

Wow. Who would have imagined that men would be building little CNCs in their garages? Thousands of long-suffering women, that’s who… 😀 You can join the revolution here: http://buildyourcnc.com/default.aspx [Source: one completely awesome geek in our extended family, over an … Continue reading

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Google Wave on iPhone

Tried accessing wave.google.com on my iPhone 3GS, and it turned out pretty nicely (after I told it to pay no attention to my browser type and carry on past the initial warning message).

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StrongVPN speed

😀

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ffmpeg and the mp3 codec

If you install ffmpeg on your Mac using macports, you’ll discover that some very important audio and video codecs are missing. Consequently, you can’t transcode to some favourite formats like mp3. There’s a very easy fix: sudo port install ffmpeg … Continue reading

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More hackles

from the inimitable hackles.org… 😀

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WiTopia solution for Hulu blocking

@Dan_H let me in on an awesome little secret a couple months ago: that internet-related firms have a weakness – and therefore an easy attack vector – in the form of their twitter accounts. They’re wide open to criticism there, … Continue reading

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Sirocco the horny kakapo

For those few of you who haven’t already seen this, there’s a hilarious video on YouTube featuring a randy kakapo by the name of Sirocco attempting to do something frisky with a british zoologist. Sirocco became an internet phenomenon overnight … Continue reading

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Trying StrongVPN

Hulu has been really pissing me off lately, blocking WiTopia IPs like mad – as well as inserting more and more ads. So I’m trying out StrongVPN for awhile to see if it’s better than WiTopia. So far, I’ve not … Continue reading

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Screw Hulu

I’m quite happy to get the content via torrents… these guys don’t seem to want my eyeballs anymore. Screw them.

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