October 15, 2003
I'm Ready for my Cam Closeup
I'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.
October 10, 2003
A Tale of Two Auto Shops
The little red brake light was going . 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.
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.