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Posted 07-15-2009 at 04:54 AM by rich_c
Updated 07-15-2009 at 05:13 AM by rich_c (Typo)

I saw an article on the BBC News site this morning that I just have to pass comment on! This being the news that Microsoft is currently the UK top brand name. The criteria are:

Quality. Does the brand represent quality products and services?
Reliability. Can the brand be trusted to deliver consistently against its promises and maintain product and service standards at all customer touch points?
Distinction. Is the brand not only well known in its sector but suitably...
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Transparent dynamic reverse proxy with nginx

Posted 07-12-2009 at 02:07 PM by cmdln
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A while back I wrote about using Apache as a dynamic reverse proxy. Anyone who has done even minimal research into web servers knows that Apache is the swiss army knife. It trys to be everything for everyone, and like a swiss army knife may not be as good as a more refined too at least as far as efficiency is concerned. (Read More)
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compile a kernel for aspire one

Posted 07-12-2009 at 06:57 AM by theacerguy

hi all,
if any of you want to compile a new kernel for the aspire one
say on openSUSE 11.0 (it doesnt have support for the wifi card) heres how
1)connect a external moniter to the aao cos make menuconfig complains otherwise
2)Get a kernel from either or linux format ddvd these have the latest every month
3) go into terminal and do either su or sudo bash to become root
4) type cd /usr/src
5) type tar xjf then the path to your downloaded...
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A balance of consciousness: Emotion has Reason to Exist

Posted 07-11-2009 at 02:11 PM by Shingoshi
Updated 07-11-2009 at 03:08 PM by Shingoshi

As a rebuttal to the misdirected thinking of Vulcan ideology, I give the following statement:
Emotion has Reason to Exist.

It's not an exclusive or. And especially not one better than the other. Emotion exists in response to environmental factors experienced by each individual. To dismiss emotion in it's entirety, is to dismiss the experience which produced it. Thus, an emphasis on reason to the vacancy of emotion is fallacy.

Ironically, I was thinking last night...
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Google's new operatng system...

Posted 07-11-2009 at 10:21 AM by Lufbery (The Slacker's Blog)

This week, Google announced its plans for a Google OS to be used on netbooks called (not surprisingly) Chrome, and running (especially not surprisingly) on Linux.

Most of the press about the Chrome OS has been negative, with most of the analysis saying that people will reject a Google Linux-based netbook -- as they've rejected previous Linux-based netbooks -- because it won't run the applications that people want (Word, Excel, etc.) and probably won't come with the patent-encumbered...
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