Archive for date: June 7, 2004

Notre President…

June 7, 2004 | I Kid You Not | By: Mark VandeWettering

I had mentioned this before, but managed to find this gif. You can refer to my previous post if you have difficulty decoding the French.

Venus Transit

June 7, 2004 | Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

A particularly rare astronomical event – the transit of Venus across the solar disk – will occur on June 8 or about sixteen hours from the time of this posting. Unfortunately (for me) it will not be visible from the western United States, so I won’t get a chance to observe it, but it should […]

For news about Tivo and PVRs…

June 7, 2004 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

I found this nicely done weblog of information on personal video recorders. Check out PVRblog (it even has an RSS feed).

Fedora Core, or can a FreeBSD fan find Linux Nirvana?

June 7, 2004 | Operating Systems | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’ve been a FreeBSD user since the days of FreeBSD I cut my teeth old older BSD systems, and the desire to have a similar system for my home machine made it the obvious choice. I also prefer the ideology of the BSD licensing scheme more than the GPL, but that’s a different rant. […]

On Watching Weight and Weight Watchers…

June 7, 2004 | Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

I have been attending Weight Watchers since early January, and have had good results (over 36 lbs lost as of my weigh in on June 6). If you are having difficulty getting started on your weight loss goals, I recommend them as a sane, safe and reasonably effective way to get jump started. It’s definitely […]