Russias Putin Reclaiming Dominant Role in Former Soviet Union – COLUMN – MOSNEWS.COM: At the center of the Russian policy in the region is a determination to resist the West’s efforts to boost its influence at Russia’s expense, in what Moscow says is falsely portrayed as a bid to promote democracy. Let’s just take a […]
Monthly Archives: March 2006
Would you *really* want to dual boot Mactel?
WinXP and OSX dual boot in MacBook Pro: Finally I’ve succeeded in installing Windows XP in MacBook Pro. Now it can dual boot between Windows XP and MacOS X. There’re few issues with windows xp but being able to boot smoothly between these 2 OSes are really amazing. I do consider myself a geek, and […]
Everything new is well-forgotten old stuff
Backup Files to DV Camera: Tape backup was once the norm for archiving files from home PCs. Consumer grade tape drives tended to be flaky and slow, but were the only alternative to using dozens of floppy disks. … The average price for MiniDV tape in consumer quantities is about $4 or as low as […]
What’s worth the effort?
A revelation has downed on me the other day during one of the endless meetings: It does not matter how elegant or smart a solution is (or can be). What matters is how timely it is and how well it addresses (especially a long-standing) immediate need. Case in point — procurement process (or rather lack […]