Archive for date: April 13, 2005

VIA Technologies, Inc. releases Linux video driver source

April 13, 2005 | Operating Systems | By: Mark VandeWettering

VIA Technologies, Inc. has made code for their ProSavage, ProSavage DDR and Unichrome drivers available over at Of particular interest to the growing number of Linux enthusiasts and customers utilizing VIA EPIA mainboards, is the source for the S3 Graphics UniChrome family display driver for version 2.6.x kernels. The UniChrome family display driver supports […]

More Fun with Google Maps

April 13, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Just some random links: The Statue of Liberty Former site of the Twin Towers, which are still visible in Terraserver data Bombers at Travis AFB The Chabot Space and Science Center, where I teach telescope making from time to time. The waypoint set by Google isn’t actually the location of the Science Center, it’s down […]

Using Terraserver…

April 13, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Dan bookmarked this site on how to use the Terraserver so he could remember it later, so I’m doing the same. Other things of interest are Jef P’s Acme Mapper, now with color images.

Coin Sampler

April 13, 2005 | Music | By: Mark VandeWettering

Thiago has created a Coin Sampler, basically a loop based synthesizer that is programmed by moving coins on a rotating turntable. As each coin passes under an IR sensor, it triggers the playing of a particular sound. Addendum: Check out what this MIT guy did with two turntables and a similar idea.