October 15, 2003

I'm Ready for my Cam Closeup

sample webcam imageI've been researching USB cams for Linux. I've got a spiffy webcam running now, but a little head scratching and hair pulling occurred along the way. I thought I'd document some of what I learned.

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Posted by chip at 04:07 PM to: Technology
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October 10, 2003

A Tale of Two Auto Shops

The little red brake light was going blinky, blinky. Last time I saw one of those it involved pads and turned rotors and hundreds of dollars. I was getting the cold sweats over this.

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Posted by chip at 07:10 PM to: Austin , My Happy Life
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October 07, 2003

Apology to my Spam Victims

Last Friday was not a good day. 72,996 AOL users were spammed from my mail server. I'm not talking about one of those incidents where my domain was forged into spam sent from Korea. I'm talking full frontal stupidity: crappy code and lazy administration allowed a spammer to pirate my mail server. This may be the most embarrassing incident in my professional career.

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Posted by chip at 04:22 PM to: Spam
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