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MUSD & Google Apps for Education

Because of the ever-growing importance of computers beyond school, it is vital that students have a great amount of experience with them and the numerous services and tools they have to offer. One of these major services is Google Apps, which is Google’s productivity services – email, calendar, document creation and editing, and video sharing, to name a few – packaged … Read More

Boxee Update for Computers this Fall

Having a system here in the house that runs Boxee as a front end has been wonderful, but the one thing every user of Boxee will say is that it needs to be updated. Well, the time has come – this fall! What is Boxee, you ask? Well it’s this pretty awesome Media-Center that was originally made for Linux/Mac/Windows, then … Read More

Joanne Vs. Nienhouse

In order to make sure I don’t get bored this summer, I’ve started a blog with a friend of mine. Joanne VS. Nienhouse. It is mainly a hub for all of our humorous musings and a sort of battle between myself and Joanne. It will prove to be interesting, I’m sure!

It’s Summer Time!

Running & Swinging with Fire, a photo by alexkess on Flickr. It’s been just about a year since I’ve posted anything. I tell ya, it’s been a crazy year. Starting today, however, things are going to be a lot better – time to focus on what I love most – computer stuff. Be expecting more stuff from me here, and … Read More

Light Box Photography

I finally got around to making a sort of light box out of some k’nex and a blanket and I must say, it turned out pretty well. I uploaded several photo’s I’ve taken in it. Check them out in my photostream: http://www.flickr.com/photos/flakepardigm/

Android 2.2 (Froyo) on the Droid!

After being announced at Google I/O, everyone has been waiting eagerly for it to come out for the Droid and a couple other devices. It looks like we are getting closer to this update as we have a 2.2 rom out in the wild (but requires a separate kernel that has the wifi driver) You can check out putting froyo on your … Read More

Graphics Collection

A collection of computer graphics that I have made. Flickr > Flakeparadigm > Graphics

TIMPA.org Web Design

I just finished up the timpa.org web site – http://timpa.org/

Film Dump

Direct scans of my negatives. The only photoshop work was inverting from negatives and adjusting curves and levels to make the picture visible. More coming up, Just used a whole roll and am going to post them too.

Gateway T-6345U and Ubuntu Lucid

Well We are now around to Ubutu Lucid Lynx (10.04) and it looks like nothing has changed support wise, so to get the backlight to adjust, just add: [bash]nomodeset acpi_backlight=vendor[/bash] to the “GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT” section, right after “quiet splash” and before the closing quotation mark. Now run [bash]sudo update-grub[/bash] and you will be good to go! Reboot and try out your … Read More