Rich posted this album on Picasa, showing the filthy interior of a computer he was given to fix. Note the huge spider web stretching from the upper left corner to the lower right. My favorite comment was from Demens: “You should thank the spider for keeping your PC safe from bugs.” Hank’s quip made me shudder: […]
While moving your Windows shares from one computer to another might seem pointless for most people, system administrators see great value in doing it efficiently. It is particularly useful in situations where we have to move data from an old server to new one, and we want our users to keep on accessing their files […]
Here’s a short video tutorial explaining how you can make your own glowing inkjet printer ink using supplies that are commonly available almost everywhere. All you need is an empty color cartridge, some glow dust, and a few ink refill bottles of the appropriate colors.
I’m not sure if it’s just me, but I find it incredibly annoying when non-tech people assume that system administrators are walking computer encyclopedias. With this in mind, here are a few pieces of advice that will get you a few extra brownie points from your favorite system administrator: 1- Asking questions about how to […]
Fellow blogger Amber over at Painfully Hip just pubbed a nice, witty piece educating us, male geeks, on how we should dress. So if you’re currently single and looking for your significant other, head over to her place and try to apply some of her words of wisdom to your wardrobe. I’m sure this will help […]
This simple guide will probably be a lifesaver for a lot of you out there, especially to those of you who have kids roaming their home. We all know it: if something is dear to your heart, no matter how careful you are, your kids will eventually break it. What brought me to write this […]
–A More Secure Home WiFi Design Tim over at DCOT has recently published a great article on how to boost the security of your home WLAN. Definitely worth the read if you are feeling concerned about villains accessing your network wirelessly. –Top 10 Ubuntu applications “Today we’ve chosen our favorite ten Ubuntu software applications that […]
Remember those ‘Spot the difference pictures’ puzzle games when you were a kid (or even as an adult?) Remember how long it took you to find them all? I had troubles – enough so that I was the last person to finish them and go out and play kickball! No longer, I say! Introducing a sure-fire way to […]