Bill Gates on Cnet – Talks about why he’s fired up

Jan 24th, 2010 | By

In a recent video interview Bill Gates did with CNET , he talks about this work with his foundation, what’s getting him fired up and how to tackle some of these bleak challenges facing the world today. I find it interesting just to sit and watch this man talk, such an unassuming guy that I’ve
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Open Source Alternatives to Commercial Software

Jan 24th, 2010 | By

I found this article today and wanted to reproduce it and share it around even more as it is such a wicked list.  More and more we are getting to a place where there are so many great alternatives to commercial software that you can almost see the business model starting to collapse. Enjoy Graphic
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Science Fiction as a tool for human survival

Jan 24th, 2010 | By

It was like film directors and authors realized this magic lamp where they could very surreptitiously put these unquestioned injustices into peoples minds and make them question them for the first time. I wouldn’t call this a ‘golden age’ of sci-fi but it certainly was a purer age.



The dire situation in Haiti – What can you do?

Jan 15th, 2010 | By

According to recent stories we may be seeing up to 200,000+ people dead in Haiti and over 1/3 of their capital city needing to be rebuilt, which ranks it in as one of the deadliest natural disasters in human history and in the top 10 deadliest earthquakes ever recorded.  With the advent of microbloggin and
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Shortcut problem / changing shortcut keys in Evolution

Jan 10th, 2010 | By

So for the past two days I have had this problem in Evolution, my email client, where ‘m’ was the new shortcut for add attachment.. Not Ctrl+M but just M.  So everytime M was pretty it would stop what I was typing and open up the add attachment dialogue box, obviously making it impossible to
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How to turn off / Disable your touchpad while typing in linux

Jan 4th, 2010 | By

So after having the edge of my hand touch my touchpad and mess up an email for the upteenth time today I went around and did some research to see if there was a quick shortcut key or something I could press to turn the bloody thing off and then on again when I was
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