Advent Vega vs iPad

So today I’m in Bath for my Linux Format interview, specifically in the local Curry’s. I thought I’d have a look at the tablets in stock and perhaps post a short review from my blog. There were only two in attendence, the ubiquitous Apple iPad and one I wasn’t familiar with, the Android-powered Advent Vega. […]

Linux Distro Madness: Arch

I’m a computer science student, so it goes without saying that I know a lot of geeks. All are passionate about their geekery of choice, and none so than the Linux (ahem, GNU/Linux) geeks. Every one I’ve met has had a different favourite distribution they want me to try, but I never really had the […]

Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together

Denam and his troops strode into the Phorampa Wildwood, their brows thick with sweat after two difficult battles against the creatures of the forest. The beasts attacked with depressing regularity, always coming as the voiceless commander from above ordered them into the next zone. What creatures would be the next to fight against them? The […]

Future Plans

This blog will likely go dark over the next few months as I begin working on my final year project, a study of foot gesture recognition. I may write a few blog entries on my progress in this area, but I want the focus of this site to be on software, hardware, and video games […]

SaaS Threatens Open Source

[The following is the first draft of an essay assignment for my Law & IT class on the threat of SaaS (Software as a Service) and cloud computing to open source licensing models like the GPL. The given title was “The only major threat to open source software license models like the GPL is the […]


Cathode, a Vintage Terminal

Cathode is a vintage terminal emulator for Mac OS X. Sporting an extremely authentic retro look, the app echoes the old CRT terminals of the 70s and 80s whilst providing much of the same functionality as the terminal built into OS X. Cathode contains a wide range of classic themes in various shapes and colors, […]

How to update Firefox 4

If you’ve heard about the cool new features Firefox 4 Beta 9’s recent release, you might want to get that new update! Unfortunately, the update process isn’t as easy as you might think. I wanted to update Firefox 4 on my Mac today, and there didn’t seem to be any handy “update Firefox” menu item, […]

Fedora 14 Review

Fedora is a general purpose distribution on the leading edge of Linux development, second only to Ubuntu in popularity. The distribution is known for its dedication to using free and open source software and being a strong platform for developers. The latest release, version 14, is codenamed “Laughlin” and provides a bevy of changes for […]

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