Monthly Archives: August 2005

Hell: The complete story

The following is an actual question given on a University of Washington chemistry mid-term.    The answer by one student was so "profound" that the professor shared it with colleagues, via the Internet, which is, of course, why we now … Continue reading

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Mr Honda

Mr Honda of the Honda Motorcycle Corporation died and went to heaven for judgment. At the gates, St. Peter told him, "since you’ve been such a good man and your motorcycles have changed the world, your reward is, you can … Continue reading

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Use an open wifi network = criminal offence

The bbc has a story on the first criminal prosecution in the UK for using an unsecured wifi network. This is quite scary, as I have used wifi networks i found to browse the net when bored. This is now … Continue reading

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Backing up and Syncing Files

I keep all my documents in a folder together, and back them up occasionally using rsync to a remote server. I do the same with my digital photos, so that if my hard drive ever crashes (won’t be the first … Continue reading

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