We are constantly being bombarded by claims that the music and film industries are being destroyed by rampant piracy eating away at their profits. This whole argument really annoys me, and partly because of the following really well illustrated point.
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I pay for a DVD and then waste loads . . . → Read More: Time is short. (Or why piracy is not the problem)
The engineer has just left and I now have BT Infinity broadband.
The speed below will probably fluctuate (a lot) over the next few days, but 36Mbit/s is pretty impressive:
Certainly an improvement from my previous Virgin broadband
Maybe you read some of my posts on software raid and lvm, or maybe you have a spare pc lying around and want a box you can use as a small personal server and are wondering about some tips for running it with less hassle. I am sharing a few things that I have learnt . . . → Read More: Running a personal server
I am surprised it has taken someone so long to try and merge the web and tv’s successfully (ignoring hobby projects like MythTv). I am slightly suprised it was Google, but given they own youtube maybe I shouldn’t have been so surprised
See the official announcement for more
. . . → Read More: Google announces Google TV
So while I am sat on the sofa, my wife is watching mathematics videos from http://mrbartonmaths.com/youtube.htm. There are some rather amusing and clever videos so have a look when you get a chance.
Particularly clever are The Mathematics Love Song which attempts to explain love using group theory (which I vaguely remember from my degree)
Amazing . . . → Read More: Amusing Mathematics videos
I recently stumbled across Gobby:
Gobby is a free collaborative editor supporting multiple documents in one session and a multi-user chat. It runs on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other Unix-like platforms.
It looks really cool, and the realtime-editing would be very well suited to trying to draw up any form of document . . . → Read More: Cross-platform realtime collaborative editing