Month: October 2006

  • D975XBX / Conroe build hassles

    Assembling the new computer proved to be quite a source of frustration. But I got it going.  And so begins the epic saga…

  • Christmas came early!

    The last of the parts for my new studio PC finally arrived today.  I received a big box of almost all the parts within a couple days of placing my order with NCIX.  But the just-released Seasonic M12 power-supply was back-ordered. But now, at last, all the parts are in my hands.  Tonight… we build!

  • The Smartest Guys in the World

    I just read (wasting time on Wikipedia again…) about a high-IQ society (along the lines of Mensa) named the Giga Society. Their membership is restricted to the top 99.9999999th percentile of IQ. One person in a billion can qualify. They have six members, which is statistically about all you would expect there to be on […]

  • Site reorganization underway

    I’ve started migrating all of my static HTML content (homebrewing, electronics, music, etc) into WordPress. In K2, I’ve finally got a WordPress theme that makes the site look and work the way I’ve always wanted. The new pages will be seen at the top, hanging from tabs there.  One major new feature that this gives […]

  • New studio computer coming

    With the recent rearrangement of computer roles in my place, I’ve been left without a dedicated studio workstation. I made an attempt at running my home photo gallery on my old home office P2, but that was a failure. The computer was just too slow to handle Apache, MySQL, PHP and Gallery2 with a reasonably […]