my brand-new EEE-PC

A little late (but better later than never) I got myself an EEE-PC. First and important thing to do was to tell it to talk to me in english, because I hate it, when computers talk to me in denglish (as this awful modern mixture of german and english is called, and yes, of course,… Continue reading my brand-new EEE-PC

my router, my phones, …

My router is not just a router. To the inside world it lets me also attach phones and esp. also DECT wireless phones. To the outside world it connect also to my SIP (VoIP) account and the telephone network. I registered all my DECT wireless phones to my router, and I got rid of all… Continue reading my router, my phones, …

re-factoring, re-organising, …

O, I enjoyed re-organising my blogs (adding a few details here and there), modifying my computer home directory tree structure, moving a few files from here to there …

Hackers’s dictionary aka the Jargon File abandoned by ESR

Looks like the Jargon File got abandoned by Eric S. Raymond.It hasn’t been updated during the last couple of years.I offered Eric to invest time and energy,but I got no answer back. Update 2012-12-25: I once owned a printed copy of this book, but it was one of the many victims of various accidents inside… Continue reading Hackers’s dictionary aka the Jargon File abandoned by ESR

my latest ruby mp3 utlity

I purchased recently a couple of MP3 CD-s, and some of them did not contain the ID3 tag tracknum, and obviously some software depends on that tag for presenting the pieces in the right order. I started writing a utility in perl, but the library I made use of was hopelessly outdated and only dealt… Continue reading my latest ruby mp3 utlity

started reading “Design Patterns in Ruby”

Almost the first thing I did with this book was to create an OPML file (outline a la XML). If you want to use that OPML file, let me know! I contribute to the book’s errata web page, and I get mentioned there. To be continued.