Sunday, March 29, 2009

Another one bites the dust

My laptop computer has been been complaining for a while, making a lot of noice and shutting down as soon as I try to use it for anything requiring some work...
After a bit of googling, I ordered a replacement fan this week. Spent an hour yesterday removing more and more parts to get access to the old fan. After replacing it and returning all the parts to the right place the computer gladly booted up, really quiet and stable.

Looking at the state of the old fan, I can understand why it complained... I guess having a cat might have contributed to the problem...

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Season's Greetings

There are only two great Christmas songs. Fairytale of New York is one - this is the other:

As a Christmas gift, two songs from my favorite concert this year - Katheen Edwards solo at Debaser:

Monday, November 17, 2008

Culture's old. It's older than copyright...

...and it is more important.

Cory Doctorow nails it again: