I took out the sound card.
Archive for December, 2004
Looks like it was down much of last night. It hung again on me late last night, so I pulled out the two 128mb DIMMs and went to bed. When I got up this morning, it was hung, so I put those DIMMs back in (the more RAM the merrier) and changed the network card. […]
My Long Tail site gets linked to by Scripting News, and my server starts acting up. It’s done this a couple of times before (before the ram upgrade as well), simply locking up for no apparent reason. No blue screen, just a hung system. Maybe one of the old RAM sticks is iffy, and adding […]
Here’s a great collection of detailed information about the recent Tsunami.
I’ve been piling more and more work on my poor server for the last few years, and never really thought about the amount of RAM in it.. I checked it this morning and it had 256 meg of physical memory. Meanwhile it was swapping on almost every page view, and just generally not having a […]
It’s been written about a few times lately, the “Long Tail” of the blogosphere. I’ve been working on a site that lets you peek into the blogs at the far end of the tail. The site is pulling data from the sites that are pinging http://www.blo.gs, which is most of the major blogging engines. This […]
What an incredible disaster – it’s amazing how much destruction nature can cause. Reaction online has been interesting to follow. I’ve started working on a little project that involves pulling text from feeds all over the place, and one thing that struck me is how little people are talking about it. 115k+ people died but […]
The Restaurant Thing is temporarily offline; it will be back in a few days. Sorry about that! - Steve
Interesting photo collection.
There are many areas now where online services are competing for my business. Blogging, for example (LiveJournal, Blogger, MSN Spaces, etc), photo hosting (Flickr, ZIMoBLOG, TextAmerica, PhotoBucket, etc), music downloading (Napster, MSN Music, iTunes, etc), email (gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, etc). Companies competing for my business is really nothing new, but ease of data migration […]