Archive for date: April 12, 2005

What have you got to fear?

April 12, 2005 | Intellectual Property | By: Mark VandeWettering

Maybe you have been sitting on the sideline with respect to some of the intellectual property issues that I raise here from time to time. Perhaps deep down, you suspect that all those who push for copyright reform are a bunch of card carrying communists. I mean really, just look at their T-shirts for pity’s […]

Use Your iPod shuffle without Using iTunes – The Unofficial Apple Weblog – apple.weblogsinc.com _

April 12, 2005 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Python, Toys and Gadgets | By: Mark VandeWettering

As a public service, I thought that this might be of interest: a Python program to load your iPod Shuffle.

Sarge vs. The Hoary Hedgehog?

April 12, 2005 | Operating Systems | By: Mark VandeWettering

Internetnews.com ran an interesting article about the synergy and tension beween Ubuntu Linux and classic . Ian Murdoch had this to say… Sarge vs. The Hoary Hedgehog? But Ian Murdoch, Debian’s founding father, does not believe Ubuntu’s popularity bodes well for Debian-based distros. “If anything, Ubuntu’s popularity is a net negative for Debian,” Murdoch told […]

Opening Day 2005

April 12, 2005 | Baseball, General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, the game was not the epic stuff that dreams are made of. The Blue Jays roughed up the A’s pretty good, they lead 10-0 at one point, and the A’s did little to quell the fears that they could be a below .500 team this season. The Blue Jay hitters peppered the field with […]