Tag Archive: Windows

Windows 64bit Explained

I found this thoroughly hilarious: Reason #43 why I use Linux. From Cup(Of T). Look, it’s really not that hard. Programs are still in the same place, in %ProgramFiles%, unless you need the 32 bit version, which is in %ProgramFiles(x86)%, except on a 32 bit machine, where it’s still %ProgramFiles%. All those dll’s are still in …

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Run Ubuntu Linux seamlessly ontop of Windows

I’m not sure why anyone would want to do that, in the age of live-cd distros and dual-booting options, but some people running high end boxes may enjoy the best of both worlds, running a full Ubuntu distro ontop of windows. This unique distro is called andLinux. From the andLinux site: andLinux is a complete …

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The amusement of the ads …

Just a bit of nostalgia, I can’t resist posting a few legendary videos about that most-nostalgic period when the old PC wars were alive and well, and the ads that fueled them . . . some are old, and some not so old. MS-DOS 5: The Revolution Begins. Winsongs 95: Order yours now! PC vs. …

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Steve Jobs and Bill Gates together on one stage for an extended interview.

May 30, 2007 Steve Jobs and Bill Gates both together on stage for a lengthy interview about their history, regrets and discussions about their products and respective companies. I found the interview very interesting, although I thought they were a bit tame given the legendary tales that precede them. It’s roughly 90 minutes broken into …

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Microsoft Photosynth!

This is nothing short of an astounding piece of technology. Presented at the TED conference (you can visit TED’s main site here), Photosynth takes a large collection of photos of a place or an object, analyzes them for similarities, and then displays the photos in a reconstructed three-dimensional space, showing you how each one relates …

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