Browsing the blog archives for October, 2007

Trial By Fire: A Gutsy Move

in Computers

I’ve never upgraded a computer. Seriously, I’ve been using computers since 1994, and working on them since 2000, and I’ve never actually upgraded an operating system. Until now. As you may know, back in June, I bought a laptop with Ubuntu Linux pre-installed. The people that make Ubuntu decided from the start to completely overhaul […]

Red Flag in the Space Race

in Rants

Fifty years ago, the world was changed. A little ball called Sputnik was launched into space by the Soviet Union, where it orbited the Earth, sending a steady stream of “beeps” down to anyone who would listen. Until that day, though any person or thing could travel thousands of miles along the surface of the […]