Archive for the 'Technology' Category

Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala” Released

November 3rd, 2009

Hear Ye!  Hear Ye!  The new 9.10 release of the Ubuntu operating system, codenamed Karmic Koala, is now officially available for mass consumption. I’ve been a full time Ubuntu user for almost two years now, and after upgrading all of my computers at home to 9.10 this past weekend I have to say that […]

Johnny Lee – Wii Remote Hacks

April 18th, 2008

As revolutionary as the Wii experience has been to the gaming community, we have only begun to scratch the surface of what’s possible. Johnny Lee is a Ph.D. student at Carnegie Mellon University and over the past 6 months he has developed a number of innovative uses for the Wii remote, particularly taking advantage of […]

TED Talks: Ideas Worth Spreading

March 18th, 2008

I’ve recently become hooked on the TED Talks lecture series, and seeing as how their moniker is “Ideas worth spreading,” I figure it would be prudent for me to do just that by providing a link and personal recommendation to the loyal reader(s) of my blog. If you’re not already familiar with TED, here is […]


February 14th, 2008

I recently started using an open source internet video player called Miro (, and I have to say so far I’m pretty impressed. Out of the box it starts you off with an extensive channel guide that lets you browse and search from a huge list of internet video feeds and podcasts. It allows you […]