Monthly Archives: October 2007

Shaky Business

Wow, that 5.6 quake this evening at 8:04pm in Alum Rock was pretty freaky. My monitors bounced a bit, and two poorly placed books fell off my bookshelf, but other than that everything is fine here in the Silicon Valley … Continue reading

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Angkor Wat

I just finished watching an episode of Digging For The Truth about the Angkor Empire. Instead of centering the episode entirely on Angkor Wat, they went into detail about the entire Angkor Empire. It was absolutely fascinating how technologically advanced … Continue reading

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Half-Life 2: Crack-rock for Games Junkies?

I know I’m a bit behind the times here… Forgive me, I only recently purchased The Orange Box (the link’s in a previous post). I started playing this game yesterday. It’s pretty crack-a-licious. I was playing for over two hours … Continue reading

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rFactor Support Crew FTW!

Well, I was grumbling in my previous post. Yesterday I received notification from the rf.net support folks that my licenses have been reactivated and I should be able to play again. I played alright… for two hours non-stop. 🙂 Thanks, … Continue reading

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Stupid Activation Schemes… *grumble*

So I got XP on this new box o’ mine. Started tweaking settings, then started installing apps. Got The Orange Box installed. Copied my WoW install from the Vista drive. Then reinstalled rFactor. When I went to launch it the … Continue reading

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Orange Box

I procured the new Valve‘s The Orange Box on friday. For the first time in a long time, I spent more time NOT playing WoW than I did playing it. My co-worker kept me up VERY late Friday night (*cough*saturdaymorning*cough*) … Continue reading

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Return of A1GP!

A1GP has returned! All is good in the world again! Watching the TiVo’d race from The Netherlands right now. I’m rooting for Team New Zealand. I could look up the results on the A1GP website, being as they’ve just finished … Continue reading

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Go for the Gutsy!

Some of the few of you who actually read this blog know that I’m an almost fanatical linux user. I say almost because I came to the realization long ago that you need the right tool for the job, and … Continue reading

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