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The Lost Art of Situational Awareness

Posted 10-21-2012 at 08:39 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

I was driving to the store tonight. As I drove through the (seemingly) deserted stretch of parking lot, I came up to a man, woman, and child walking through the dimly lit area. I noticed that they were uncomfortably close to the road, so I started to fade to the left to avoid them. As I approached, the man continued narrowing the gap between my 2 1/2 ton vehicle and his body. His wife wisely stayed to the right with their child...but then an amazing thing happened...

I continued...
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Ad-hoc wifi networking?????

Posted 10-21-2012 at 11:36 AM by davetesc

Each time I think I'm getting somewhere I try to do something new and realise how little I know!!!
Having found a cheap usb wifi dongle I thought it would be easy to connect my two laptops so I could just send files between the two without using a memory stick, guess again, obviously I'm missing the simplest of steps but plodding on. :-)
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Iced Tea does taste good

Posted 10-20-2012 at 06:50 AM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
Updated 10-20-2012 at 07:19 AM by hydraMax
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A long time ago I stopped using Java programs because of the proprietary aspect. But I recently tried out Iced Tea on my Gentoo box and it seems to work pretty well, at least with one program, Planet M.U.L.E:

http://www.planetmule.com/

Planet M.U.L.E. is a free clone of a old economics video game, but with much better graphics. It is rather addicting, but somewhat frustrating if you don't take the time to read the how-to-play guide, which explains in detail all the...
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More bunny rabbit videos!

Posted 10-19-2012 at 01:21 AM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)

I've uploaded a few more videos of the cute, furry creatures:

https://frigidcode.com/multimedia/more-bunny-videos/
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KDE4 Tablets on the way

Posted 10-18-2012 at 12:42 AM by MystikMitch
Updated 10-18-2012 at 02:36 AM by MystikMitch (Added thought)

Although,I still prefer a computer anyday over a "Tablet" I am so excited. My favorite desktop Environment KDE is coming now to the Tablet world. I may reconsider how limited, walled garden, d*mbed down tablets really are in my views. Here is one link but I'm sure one can find if they have a will on own time to more. here: http://makeplaylive.com/. Ok! and here: http://www.mobilelinuxnews.com/2012/...n-coming-soon/ The Vivaldi "Tablet"...
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