Monthly Archives: June 2006

Optimize your life #7 – A practical guide to the perfect audio book system

OK, in the previous article I wrote about why audio books are a great alternative to the radio.  This time, I’m going to make some specific recommendations about how to get yourself started. 1. Get an MP3 Player First order … Continue reading

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VMWare and Virtual Server 2005 R2

I mentioned previously that I’m a big fan of virtualization and all the attendant advantages that come with it. For many tasks, speed is less relevant than flexibility, and virtualization of operating systems gives flexibility to you in spades. You … Continue reading

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When servers blow up

Several years ago, at the height of the Internet craze, a company called NetPliance released a product called the I-Opener. The I-Opener was a computer based on a razor/razor blade model.  Sell the hardware (which was worth about 300 bucks) … Continue reading

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