I wrote a quick batch file for Windows that will let me temporarily redirect the CrashPlan Desktop client to point to my Synology DS411j NAS, a Linux-based server running CrashPlan in headless mode. The basic idea was that normally when I run the CrashPlan Desktop UI on my Windows notebook, I am managing the backup [...]
So, my MC Press book on cloud computing is now available on Amazon! I haven’t talked about the book much on the blog, since it was something I did for work, but it was a lot of fun to write something that ended up being published. What was interesting to me were the major emotional [...]
Here I am, posting from my phone. Because I can. Okay, I am actually posting from my iPod Touch, but that is close enough to the iPhone in this case, and for some reason the title just works better with “phone” instead of “iPod Touch”. Or “PDA”, if that is still a valid term. I [...]
Yup, I upgraded to WordPress 3.0. While the automatic update did not work for me, doing a manual update was surprisingly easy!
Yup, I finally decided to update the blog software to something more modern. Hang on while I tweak things and import in the old content. In the mean time, why not try out the new TinyCore image for your OLPC XO-1?
After several hours of pain, I finally got my old Linksys WMP54G v2.0 PCI wireless card working perfectly on both Windows Vista and Windows 7. Here are the steps I took, in the hopes it helps you avoid having to buy a new wireless card. Note: If you have one of the newer WMP54G wireless [...]