Tuesday, January 31, 2006


Confused of Leicester

I am trying to do one a day, but I am confused, but is proud of his parrot tho'

Monday, January 30, 2006


Computers send you nuts

Horror of horrors, my main machine has died, in a previous posting I wrote about cleaning the heat sink, thing is we always learn the hard way. I have subsequently found out when applying thermal grease to the top of the CPU, apply it in a thin layer, whoops, seems like CPU is fried, I was smearing thermal grease on the CPU like it was marmalade.

So anyway, I am going to throw in the towel and upgrade to 64 bit, what self respecting geek runs 32 bit anyway?

Sunday, January 29, 2006



I've been seeing sudoku puzzles around for ages and I have never tried to solve one, today I solved my first one. Go here to try one.

Nerds of the world unite

Thursday, January 26, 2006


Machines serviced

If you run an AMD they tend to run on the hot side, this means cooling the CPU is a serious issue. After about six months, the fins on the heat exchanger that sits atop the CPU clog up with dust, this stops the heat exchanger working efficiently, this results in the machine working unstably and lots of crashes. So if you're machine is running unstably, it might be because the heat exchanger is clogged with dust.

I'm pleased to say I did both machines today.

Wednesday, January 25, 2006


IQ test

For friends who want to test their IQ's
for the record, I achieved 106, very slightly above average, so a genius I am not lol. BTW the average is 100.

Update - amazing, I did it again, but this time achieved 108 so apparently my IQ has risen by two whole points! Obviously I'm wondering if I do it again, will it get any higher? Perhaps if I practiced it, I could end up a genius.

Friday, January 20, 2006


days of the week

is it Friday already?



Has a bad attack of the angst's

Monday, January 16, 2006


Block puzzle

sliding block puzzle

Monday, January 09, 2006


Pure Speculation

Pure Speculation

Friday, January 06, 2006


The Ergosphere

This guy seems to really know his stuff on engineering The Ergosphere


Blog link

Very nice blog by Ming trying to bridge the divide between science and religion.

Wednesday, January 04, 2006


Doctor Blogs

I have a confession, I like reading doctor blogs this is my latest find

On the 28 of March last year I became a parrotologist.

Can you imagine the headline, man wants to marry parrot?

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