Get Rich Slowly

4/15/2008

One of my daily reads is the Get Rich Slowly blog.

Here’s a gem from the site:

Building wealth is like building a house. The first step is to lay a foundation upon which the secure home of financial independence can be constructed. To prepare to build wealth, you must

* eliminate debt
* reduce spending
* increase earnings


Mad Russian Ratbike

3/27/2008

I really need this Mad Russian ratbike.


Zippy

2/14/2008

Zippy is a Mac SE/30 webserver. Take a close look at the screen — it’s a constantly-updated picture of the http logs from this little webserver.


Debian Stuff

2/11/2008

I’ve been doing a lot of work with Debian recently.

Useful hints:

  1. The Perfect Debian (Etch 4.0) Setup
  2. Installing VMWare Server on Debian

Using AD with Thunderbird’s Address Book

2/4/2008

This forum post shows how to use Microsoft Active Directory with Thunderbird’s Address Book.


Sandy

1/21/2008

I’ve been testing out Sandy for a few weeks. It’s functional, and the fact that it sends SMS alerts makes it much better than standard calendar alarms. The best use I’ve found so far is to send myself reminder emails when I’m out of the office — usually that’s when I’ll discover I need to do something, and have no pen or paper handy.


JungleDisk

11/28/2007

JungleDisk looks like a nice, cheap, safe way to back up non-sensitive personal data, like photos and such. I’ll poke around some more.