Archive for June, 2005

Why SWAT needs monkeys

Thursday, June 30th, 2005

Dear Captain: I know we have spoken about this before, but I continue to maintain that the Mesa SWAT team needs a monkey. I have chosen to outline my arguments for you so you can fully understand the importance of adding a capuchin to the payroll: Monkeys are disarming. Criminals are often armed. Therefore, monkeys […]

War of the Worlds – A review

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

Im glad my ticket was free. What a piece of tripe – contrived suspense, stupid situations and way too much barely thinly veiled “yay america we rock” sentiment. Further proof contrary to most people’s opinion Speilberg and Lucas are anything other than useless directors. M

DVD Jon’s Blog

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

http://nanocrew.net/ Useful info and patches. 😉 M

67 Things to do when you know you’re going to fail an Exam

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

67 Things to do when you know you’re going to fail an Exam 1. Get a copy of the exam, run out screaming “Andre, Andre, I’ve got the secret documents!!” 2. Talk the entire way through the exam. Read questions aloud, debate your answers with yourself out loud. If asked to stop, yell out, “I’m […]

WSUS (Windows Server Update Services) trouble completeing downloads using BITS

Tuesday, June 28th, 2005

If you like me found that your WSUS server was not downloading all update files successfully and had some issues sorting it out. A google or three might return a result like below 1. “%programfiles%\Update Services\tools\osql\osql.exe” -S servername\WSUS -E -b -n –Q “USE SUSDB update tbConfigurationC set BitsDownloadPriorityForeground=1” (note: substitute your WSUS server name for […]

Apple Update their webstore.

Tuesday, June 28th, 2005

Changes noticed as follows: No more normal iPods (grey scale) – Photo iPod’s reign supreme (photo dropped from name) $600 for 60G iPod Photo. iMac price cuts (yay) Things I noticed for the first time: Weird things that allow you to personalise and colourise your iPod Shuffle Things they didnt update: Powermac G5 macMini (boo […]

AMD file anti-trust suit against Intel

Tuesday, June 28th, 2005

Looks like the little boy of the x86 world is going to take it to the school yard bully. Have you ever tried to get machines with the AMD processor out of Dell? Notice how the number of AMD machines offered by large OEM’s is pitifully small? Well its due to intel and its special […]

Silly Reporter – theaustralian.jpg (JPEG Image, 879×996 pixels)

Tuesday, June 28th, 2005

theaustralian.jpg (JPEG Image, 879×996 pixels) Got to love reporters that dont quote their sources. The original content was written by someone on a comedy/fake/spoof news site and quickly propogated itself over the internet on other news sites (where the original article was referenced). Looks like a newspaper now has a red face and will hopefully […]

What a pretty little graph.

Tuesday, June 28th, 2005

I like this picture, I think it looks nice 😀 M

Fog lights – When and how to use them

Monday, June 27th, 2005

Fronts – These should be angled down toward the road so that they illuminate the surface of the road and do not reflect into your face/eyes when driving in fog. They do add to the useful visability of a car in all weather and can be used when ever you feel like it. Rears – […]