Friday, 15 Nov 2019
Author: Arjan Koole

little girl growing fast

As I mentioned earlier, I am a new dad. (well, for almost 2 months now 🙂 ) Our little girl is growing at a mind boggling rate, gaining a staggering 200 grams per week! 🙂 Since she was rather much underweight when she was born, she’s on a fast track to make good on her […]

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holy 23″ screen!

They just dragged in no less then 5 Apple HD Cinema 23″ screens here. And HOT DAMN those screens are cool. Just the thing to hook up to my MacBook Pro, but alas, I will have stick to my Sony 20″ CRT screen here at work for now…. [ad]

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burglars suck

Okay, so recently my wife gave me a nice samsung flat screen HD ready 66cm TV, great thing, excellent picture, a joy to watch tv on. (specialy, when you’re addicted to CSI:* and Discovery Channel / National Geographic Channel – like we are). But, as the title of this post suggests, someone other then us […]

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I am a daddy

on the 7th of june, 2007, my wife Petra gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. We have decided to call her: Femke The little one was a bit small and under weight for a baby that was almost carried full term, so she was kept at the hospital for a couple of days and […]

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busy

I haven’t gotten around to posting here much, due to being very busy at work. We just finished the physical move to a new data centre (we used to house at PSI / Shuberg Philis), now we have a  nice 60m2 cage at easynet. We had some problems with a power outage at the office, […]

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HD-DVD Key, the end of silly copyprotection

So, the key is out in the open, everyone who is handy, can now decrypt a HD-DVD, and use it’s content. Maybe now the MPAA (and the RIAA, since those two operate quite similar) will see that encrypting media will not work for them, only against them. People will always want to make backups, and […]

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vmware beta’s DirectX support in Fusion

VMWare announced a new beta of their Fusion product for Mac OS X, one of the more interesting features of this beta is the hardware 3D support. (DirectX 8.1 only for now). This is an interesting development to say the least. I’ve heard rumblings that that other Mac virtualisation company, Paralells, was working on a […]

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Steve Ballmer : Linux is not free

One of the nice things about Steve Ballmer, the CEO of Microsoft Corp. is that he always is full of FUD. This time, he continues on the subject of my previous ‘war on fud‘ post, where he stated that “linux users owe Microsoft“. According this article on Zdnet, he repeats his threats against Linux, and […]

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xseries 226 + FreeBSD amd64/intel64 = b0rk!

Like I wrote earlier, I got a nice IBM eserver xseries 226. After I figured out that the CPU was, in fact, 64-bit capable (amd64/intel64 – EM64T), I went and downloaded the x86_64 version of FreeBSD 6.2, burned it on CD, popped it into the drive, and…. nothing Okay, nothing is an overstatement really, but […]

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