An oldie, but I had to put this here… On a related note, anyone else have awesome geek/tech furniture to share? Did you make a project like this? Post in the comment below! via: [Make]
“Just got handed a Compaq Presario laptop, it is older than the dust in my basement. It has a fried backlight, useless CDROM, and dead battery. “Can you clean this up so I can give it to someone who doesn’t have a computer?” I offered to destroy the hard drive and drop it off at [...]
I LOVE this story – Rob – I’m a career firefighter who was a computer science major in a previous life, so I often get tapped to handle my departments IT issues. Sometimes, that duty spills over to actual emergencies. We responded to a house fire and were the second truck on the scene. The [...]
Microsoft is taking aim at all of us IE “haters” with a new ad, touting that they are making progress at sucking less. Follow the adventure of an Internet troll as he is slowly convinced that maybe IE isn’t that bad after all. How can you hate something that donates an island full of kittens [...]
Posts have been sparse this week as I am at Spiceworld 2012, an annual user conference put on by Spiceworks…so, I apologize for that. Scott has been super busy at work, so I have to put together these posts when I have time (i.e. when I’m done with the various post-session activities…eh, you know what [...]
My 80 year old grandmother is better at opening a ticket than my 250+ co-workers.
The Register reports that vandals broke into New York congressman Michael Grimm’s campaign office and installed Linux on the server and workstations. When asked for a comment, Grimm stated “This is an attack against a federal campaign office, which is an attack on our democracy as a whole. It’s an attack against what we stand [...]
This is truly awesome. I’ve always thought there was a cool architectural style to heatsinks and capacitors in our everyday computers…this artist, Franco Recchia, has assembled these parts into awe-inspiring cityscapes for us goliaths to watch over. From MyModernNet.com: Italian artist Franco Recchia puts old computer parts and the inner components of various technology to [...]