Monthly Archives: August 2007

Just how much do YOU like cats?

How many cats is too many cats? More than one? two? We’ve got three cats in our house, which is a lot. This woman lives in Moscow with 130 cats. In a teensy little apartment. Watch the video give new … Continue reading

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If you like the theme from Futurama, check THIS out

Check this out if you like the theme song from Futurama. Pierre Henri was a French avant-garde electroni-cat, as you can see and hear on this Youtube video:  "Psyche Rock". The Metafilter link has more links to more videos, as … Continue reading

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Switching to Linux: Stories and Articles

I like to collect stories and articles about how people (and businesses) go about switching to Linux (or open source software). Up to now, my collection is sitting in the digitalequivalent of boxes, folders, and piles that sit around my … Continue reading

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Open Source Software Lists

For years, people who wrote about open source software would write articles listing all the coolest and most popular open source software projects–and all the software listed was the same. Mozilla (now Firefox), Emacs, OpenOffice, Linux, Apache, Gnumeric, GIMP, etc. … Continue reading

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Alan Watts Theatre

Do you know who Alan Watts was? From the Wikipedia article, he "was a philosopher, writer, speaker, and expert in comparative religion. He was best known as an interpreter and popularizer of Asian philosophies for a Western audience." I can’t … Continue reading

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Switching to Linux: Mike Kavis

Think you couldn’t switch to Linux because you work in a Microsoft world? Think again: it happens all the time. Mike Kavis has been blogging about his open source dabbling, starting with Eating my own dogfood and following up with … Continue reading

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A board game your computer won't win

Is chess too hard? Checkers too easy? There’s a new strategy board game in town: Arimaa. It was designed to be: Difficult for computers. Playable with a standard chess set. Fun and interesting for humans. Want to try it out? … Continue reading

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Linux Command Line Cheat Sheet

Whether you’re new to Linux or just have trouble remembering stuff, check out this "cheat sheet" post at FOSSwire  (here’s a direct link to the Unix command reference PDF). And what’s FOSSwire? Another excellent resource for help with free and … Continue reading

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First! And about this site…

Being a parent seems to be a lot about stories. At first, when the boys were still pretty small and relatively easily amused by them, most of the stories I had to tell them were the long drawn-out and possibly … Continue reading

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Firefox Tab Tricks, and More

Whether you’re already a Firefox fan, or just curious, check out this article from James Yeang, Top 10 Ways Best Ways to Manage Firefox Tabs. He’s got a big pile of articles and lists related to Firefox, among many other … Continue reading

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