I really want to order and try this Datadesk Smartboard. Even after I get over the fact that they don’t have enough distribution for me to go try it out at the local store.. now it looks like their website doesn’t even work and I have to call them. Elsewhere I’ve heard that they’re backordered. […]

Off the kinesis

for now. Although it felt pretty nice, there’s just something to be said for using the same layout that most everone else in the world does. I feel like its still a little too hard to switch between the kinesis and this normal dell keyboard that I’m using.. so I’ll just have to find something […]

Gentoo compiling optimizations

Sounds like a lot of black magic, but there’s a thread thats linked from the GWN.. Some of the more promising ones look like: Mount /var/tmp/portage on a ext2 filesystem with async and noatime Don’t use ccache if you don’t need it Perhaps I can add a third: Use debian 😉 But in all […]


So apparently, that bug that seems to hit everyone, where when you type a URL that points to a directory and you’re missing the trailling slash, it fucks up, well the solution is apparently to set the ServerName directive in your httpd.conf to the actual thing that resolves to your server. Since a URL that […]


Some movies are a waste of time.. or are they? I saw “You got served” and “Anchorman” today. Though both can be classified overall as a generally bad idea, for me, each had their moments. You got served appeals to the inkling of a break dance fan inside of me. All of the non-dance scenes […]

More on the kinesis

So part of getting used to the kinesis layout for me is that it makes you press some keys with fingers that I’m not used to. For example, p is now my right pinky, and c is now my left middle finger. But then I got to thinking, maybe thats how you’re supposed to type […]