My old AirPort Expresses might as well be bricks [Update: Windows saves the day]

So I have a few of those lit­tle power-brick sized AirPort Express WiFi units: In the past, I have found them incred­i­bly use­ful.  They pack away eas­ily and can turn any wired con­nec­tion into a wire­less one or can act as a self-contained bases­ta­tion for mul­ti­ple WiFi devices. Since I have one or two spares and needed one for an upcom­ing … Continue read­ing My old AirPort Expresses might as well be bricks [Update: Windows saves the day]

Update

For those that only look at new posts and new feed items, never going back to look at old posts, my Upcoming.org issues were resolved. It was a mem­ory problem–the squishy grey kind, not the sil­i­con chip kind. Ebenezer’s lack of hair means you can clearly see his expres­sions and mus­cu­la­ture. He makes some really great … Continue read­ing Update

Upcoming Issues

It seems that Upcoming.org is about as dead to me as Dodgeball was. The required Yahoo account migra­tion on Upcoming is work­ing just about as well as the Google account migra­tion did with Dodgeball–actually, slightly worse. 8 months later, I was finally able to sign in to Dodgeball. Maybe I’ll have good news to report about Upcoming … Continue read­ing Upcoming Issues

Firefox 2.0 Annoyances

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2007/01/ One of the things about Firefox 2.0 for the Mac that bugs me (and only the Mac version–the Linux ver­sion is … Continue read­ing Firefox 2.0 Annoyances

Double-U Tea Eff?!?!

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2006/09/BUGS By default, Linux fol­lows an opti­mistic mem­ory allo­ca­tion strat­egy. This means that when mal­loc() returns non-NULL there is no guar­an­tee that … Continue read­ing Double-U Tea Eff?!?!

Regurgitating an Interesting Article

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2005/12/I am feel­ing much less sick now. Plus, I have enough chicken soup to drown a baby (or bap­tize a baby, depend­ing on your inten­tions.) … Continue read­ing Regurgitating an Interesting Article

Bugs, Cats, and Robots

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2004/12/Recently at work, I have been bug fix­ing. Most of the big bugs are gone, with just minor stuff remain­ing. It ends up … Continue read­ing Bugs, Cats, and Robots