Monthly Archives: April 2011

syphon – Release v-0.1-6 PUBLIC

The latest and greatest syphon is brewed for your enjoyment.  Version 0.1-6 PUBLIC adds a new subroutine called “SEER_CHECKWEIGHERMODEL_V2″, which logs the Machine (Scale or Checkweigher) Operator’s name (User ID) on the fly for each recorded entry. To ensure backward … Continue reading

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Advertising – the lack of modern creativity

Remember when advertising was actually well-aimed and of high quality? Topic or product aside, as some of you may take issue with smoking and / or tobacco products, the focus here is not to advocate smoking but to use an … Continue reading

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Linux – Everything you Never wanted to Know about Nerd-ing

Here’s some good perspective about the impact of, implementation of, and fluid dynamic of Linux and Linux-like Operating Systems in the modern world.   A lot of people aren’t aware of just what it is, what it can do, and the … Continue reading

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Release – STaRBUC v 0-2.4

Feature addition (from a SysAdmin’s point of view)… enjoy kiddies… 1) new method of allowing (or not) backup actions.  Uless certain status conditions are met, it will be blocked. 2) allow other operations (non backup) during time that backups are … Continue reading

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Release – mod_openopc v3.1-4

Hot off the presses (well maybe not so hot – luke warm?) — April 12th we released mod_openopc version 3.1-4 PUBLIC. It’s a conglomerate of the #50 and #51 builds… revision notes as follows: 1) max writes per second per … Continue reading

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He almost bought a Challenger: part 3 (final)

And thus our epic saga of ‘The Cheat’ comes to a close with – as you guessed – success.  Here’s the skinny…     Parts / Source list for your enjoyment… NOTE – 3 years later, a hard reality was … Continue reading

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Total Contrast: the guy we steal our quotes from…

As a follow up to the previous article – which included a video link to the Charlie Sheen Epic Winning Music Video “Bangin’ Seven Gram Rocks”, here’s the absolute polar opposite. Here’s an example of a person who has done … Continue reading

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Bangin’ Seven Gram Rocks: the Musical

I just couldn’t resist.  This is an EPIC YouTube parody of everybody’s favorite little rascal / low down dirty rotten scoundral, Charlie Sheen…  

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He almost bought a Challenger: part 2

And here’s the “half-way-there” video, showing you where we’re at with everything ripped out and awaiting new parts arrival. NOTE – there is one error in this video. The shocks shouldn’t be reused regardless. They are longer-than-stock (they’re actually the … Continue reading

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He almost bought a Challenger: part 1

Rather than deal with this repair, I was tempted (and quite close actually) to buying a 2010 / 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 (if you’re going to buy a muscle car, get the top dog). However, sanity got the better of … Continue reading

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