Dr. Random

Boldly going where I don’t belong.

I have two qualifications to write about Powerbook with OS X on it a few weeks before Christmas.
Ordinarily a UNIX jocky like myself can’t be bothered to keep up with events in Appleland, but when Bob sent me a link to the new Powerbooks I was moved to check them out.
I’m not saying that everyone should switch and … Read the rest

Satellite Snow Day

There are lots of sites on the Internet that have far more interesting weather imagery than will be found at the big commercial Weather sites. Try a few of these locations next time you get snowed in.

Satellite imagery from around the world can be found from this page. Home of the National Satellite Services Division of the National Environmental … Read the rest

If I were a BLOG how would I start?

I’m a painter. One person I know says that this causes me to have grasshopper brain. I think she means by this that my mind jumps around quite a bit. She’s right.
Because of my job, I spend far too much time in front of a computer, usually looking through the viewport of a web browser. So AdvisorBits will … Read the rest

I can’t believe I missed this…

The Internet turned 20 yesterday. No kidding, in January 1, 1983 the ARPANET switched from NCP (Network Control Program) to the more familiar and beloved TCP/IP (Transport Control Protocol and Internet Protocol).
Source: http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/ietf/Current/msg18554.htmlRead the rest