Setting up a USB mic to work with Ubuntu, and specifically Teamspeak

Feb 25th, 2009 | By

Alright so you have a USB mic and Ubuntu is being a bitch about it.  Meaning it probably is thinking that your primary input device is in your soudn card somewhere as apposed to a USB port.. How on earth do we tell get Ubuntu to use the USB port instead of the Soundcard?  We’ll
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Coventry University finds that texting actually improves Language Skills

Feb 25th, 2009 | By

Bev Plester and Clare Wood, Senior Lecturers in Psychology have conducted a study on text messaging for 11 year olds that was published in the British Journal of Developmental Psychology. The research included the study of spelling and punctuation on regular users of text messaging.  No difference was found in their success and achievement levels
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Perfect urine

Feb 25th, 2009 | By

http://www.perfecturine.com/ This was just too funny to pass up posting..A website strictly dedicated to shipping you clean Urine for those awkward tests that your pot smoking brain somehow forgot about.  Only in the age of the internet do we have international businesses setup to mail good clean urine anywhere in the world 🙂



Gustavo Dudamel and the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra: A musical sensation from Venezuela

Feb 23rd, 2009 | By

I am so grateful to have witnessed this performance tonight.. My lord I have never seen passion personified like I do in Gustavo Dudamel, this is the first TED talk that when it ended I cheered and applauded with the audience.  Do yourself a favour, quiet everything down, put this on the bigscreen and loud
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Must Watch TED Talk: Susan Savage-Rumbaugh: Apes that write, start fires and play Pac-Man

Feb 21st, 2009 | By

An absolutely mind blowing, eye opening talk about a species of primate that it would seem no one pays any attention to because of how pias we are against sexuality, that being that their activities mirror our own so closely that it makes us uncomfortable.  My god, these discoveries and research about the Bonobo could
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Juan Enriquez introduces Homo Evolutis at T.E.D.

Feb 17th, 2009 | By

Fantatic speaker talking about the most amazing stuff in our future.  If we have a future that is.



If you Failed math there are positions for you at Verizon

Feb 12th, 2009 | By

Haha, man this one cracked me up today.   Remember kids when you fail your next math exam because your decimal was out by two places just tell your teacher it is a matter of opinion. .002 Dollars does NOT Equal .002 Cents



Lost Generation – Great presentation

Feb 11th, 2009 | By

This video was sent to me and while the first 45 seconds or so I was wondering what was going on and why it was special. It really turned around after that and made me say ‘Wow’ .. What a brilliantly put together piece by this young woman.. Well Done!



Latest Ubuntu vs Windows Benchmarks

Feb 6th, 2009 | By

Tuxradar has some great benchmarks out that showcase the performance differences between Windows 7(and Vista) against Ubuntu.  And the results sure make me glad I am no longer a windows man Click Below for the rest of the results http://www.tuxradar.com/content/benchmarked-ubuntu-vs-vista-vs-windows-7



Great Year for TED – Bill Gates Unplugged

Feb 6th, 2009 | By

Caught this talk from Bill Gates this week and although he may not be the most inspiring or poetic of speakers he is perhaps the most influential man in our lifetimes and that alone puts me in a state of awe to listen to. A man that can forever change the world perhaps more than
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