Archive for date: January 25, 2006

Sushi Eating HOWTO

January 25, 2006 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

I must admit: I love sushi.  Even basic nigiri and sashimi show a degree of concentration that we don’t often see in the west.   Precision.  Freshness.  Balance.  Everytime I have a meal of good sushi, I can’t help but feel better.  The flavors of fish, rice, soy, wasabi and gari are all just… I love […]

My new PC…

January 25, 2006 | My Projects, Toys and Gadgets | By: Mark VandeWettering

Over the last couple of months, I had gradually decreased the number of computers in my office to just two (well, computers that have X86 architecture anyway), and I decided that I would like to have a new amd64 based machine. I priced out the cost of just building one from components, and found that […]

Downgrading my Axim X50v

January 25, 2006 | General, Toys and Gadgets | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, I spent $40 for the Windows Mobile 5 upgrade for my Dell, and it’s been a pain in the ass ever since.  Apparently I’m not alone, since now Dell officially lists a downgrade for the Axim: yep, it’s back to 2003 SE for the little guy.  Maybe it will stop blinking its stupid LED, […]