Monthly Archives: November 2005

DynDNS Unreliable?

Please explain this to me – why I can’t access any webpages on DynDNS hosted subdomains (such as homelinux.org, ath.cx and etc..) from work? I’m sure it’s not a firewall or web filter issue because I can access the pages … Continue reading

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More Memory!

My 512 MB stick just came in today. It’s amazing what a little extra memory can do to your performance. At 256 meg I was swapping half of the time and this was virtually unbearable. Next on the list is … Continue reading

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Swing is Slow

I’m at a loss at this point… I do the following: I create IconImage using a 3 layered (RGB) BufferedImage, and I put it on a JLabel. Then I put the label on a JInternalFrame for display. I use JScrollPane … Continue reading

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Hacker

This is my little pet peeve – the usage of word “hacker”. Come on people, get it straight: hacker: n. [originally, someone who makes furniture with an axe] 1. A person who enjoys exploring the details of programmable systems and … Continue reading

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Mame Madness

I wasted a whole day today playing capcom games on the MAME arcade emulator. Geez… I was supposed to be doing schoolwork. Why do I do this to myself? Here you can see me playing Street Fighter Alpha 3 – … Continue reading

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Arcade Games on your PC

After watching that Ryden vs. Ken animation I desperately wanted to play a Street Fighter game today. Unfortunately, after digging through all my PS1 games I realized that I never owned one. Sure, I rented few titles back in a … Continue reading

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Street Fighter vs Mortal Kombat

Screen Shot of this Awesome Animated Flash! This must be the coolest flash animation I have seen in a while. It is beautifully choreographed and animated! Rayden and Ken really look like they are fighting each other – along with … Continue reading

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WinXP Home Box Administration

If you have ever owned, maintained or even looked at a WinXP Home box, you most likely noticed that it is the same OS as XP Pro. All the system guts are in place, but some of the GUI interfaces … Continue reading

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Cohen and MPAA

Everyone seems to be talking about the agreement between Bram Cohen and MPAA lately. I have two three words for you: MPAA PR stunt. This is good for MPAA because they can be seen with the guy who is considered … Continue reading

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Dell Inspiron – Wandering Pointer Solution

The retarded Dell Inspiron keyboard I finally found a semi-working solution to the Inspiron wandering pointer issue. First, let me introduce you to the problem. On the right you see a standard Inspiron model keyboard. Please note the pointer stick … Continue reading

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Sony Mallware… Story Continues

Ya, I’m still grumbling about the Sony bullshit :P I’m sick of it, but no matter what I do I just can’t get away from the Sony discussion. So fuck it… Here is a nice comparison between the Sony’s MediaMax … Continue reading

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Overswamped

Here are the projects I’m currently working on: Hyperspectral Imaging application for my Thesis work (Java) Wireless Imaging project form my Imaging class (.NET) Embedding Kareoke style lyrics into mp3′s using Stego for security class (Java) Some moderately difficult perl … Continue reading

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Thompson’s Law License Revoked in Alabama!

The unholy, fascist, hateful, anti-game bastard Jack Thompson, also known as the biggest douche in the universe had his law license revoked in state of Alabama! Hell yeah! Go Alabama! Judge Moore also noted that he was referring the matter … Continue reading

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Joy! Joy! Happy Time! DRM is Dying!

It seems that lately general public is exposed to more and more examples of how DRM can screw up their computers. Sony mess was just the start. It was the eye opener for many people. But if you try really … Continue reading

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Rugby fan up for Darwin Award!

I found this on boingboing: A Rugby Fan Castrates Himself! I think this just proves my theory that all sports fans are idiots. I applaud this guy for so efficiently removing himself from the human gene pool. Anyone stupid enough … Continue reading

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Go Amazon! Sony should take notes!

Ok Sony, here is how you take a horrible disaster and turn it into a positive PR. Amazon is allowing their clients to return all xpc CD’s, whether they were opened or not. Now what is the difference between this … Continue reading

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Chef is a Scientologist???

I was browsing around trying to find what bloggers think about the new South Park episode and I stumbled upon a review of some scientology music cd. How did that thing creep into my search results? Well, one of the … Continue reading

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I’m sick of SONY!

I’m getting sick of reading about the stupid rootkit every day! At first it was interesting to see this thing evolve. Then it was amusing to see people pounding away at SONY, uncovering more and more crap related to that … Continue reading

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South Park trashes Scientology!

Best South Park episode ever! But they screwed up the history a bit. It was a bombing incident. You can’t skip the exploding megatons worth of hydrogen bombs! Heh! I think they actually went easy on them. They could have … Continue reading

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Google Finally Figured out Trackbacks

It seems that Google finally figured out how to implement trackbacks on blogger – only they call it Backlinks. Nice! Blogger slowly grows new features – this is good. Apparently this is done via Google’s Blog Search which has a … Continue reading

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The emails I get…

Here is another one from my mailbox: PINE 4.63 MESSAGE TEXT Folder: INBOX Message 226 of 226 TOP Date: 10/18/2005 3:53:34 AM From: HotNews_78@playboy.com To: [my email removed] Subject: Mike Tyson & Jenna Jameson’s Movie Parts/Attachments: 1 Shown 19 lines … Continue reading

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Warhammer Dwarfs Updated?

I’m so confused at this point. I just got the new White Dwarf and they have 6 pages about Dwarfs. Most of it seems to be rehash, but they do feature few new Lord models and a Thorgrim remake. Then, … Continue reading

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Java Dependency Hell

I’m a debian user, and a recent Kubuntu convert so I’m really not used to dealing with dependency issues. Apt makes my life almost painless in this aspect. I only have to deal with dependencies when I compile from source … Continue reading

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Make a Superhero

My Superhero called Character Name. Make your own at Heromachine Stumbleupon is such a nifty extension. I’m not a really active in the stumble community – but I keep it around for the random stumblage joy. Every once in a … Continue reading

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SONY is a Software Pirate!

This must be the funniest thing I have seen this year! It turns out that Sony’s infamous XPC DRM (which already got trashed for including a rootkit, and an uninstaller containing ActiveX module that is remotely scriptable) actually includes some … Continue reading

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