Monthly Archives: July 2006

DRM locks in consumers

I followed a story today that was on Slashdot about DRM (Digital Rights Management or Digital Restrictions Management). Ian Rogers posted some really good insight into DRM: As you know, we’ve been publicly trying to convince record labels that they … Continue reading

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Samba, CIFS, and Ubuntu Linux Server

I run a couple of servers at my house. One of them is my fileserver, and it uses Samba to do simple Windows filesharing. My 20 GB digital photos partition was full, so I got a 120 GB harddrive and … Continue reading

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Slide Rule

I was telling a friend about Scilab, the free numerical analysis tool, and came across a university page describing other numerical tools, such as the slide rule. There is even a society that is dedicated to the preservation and history … Continue reading

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BACnet Meets in Quebec

The BACnet committee and working groups met in Quebec City for the summer meeting. The meetings were mostly productive, especially for my Lighting Applications working group, which didn’t meet. However, our proposal for the Lighting Output object received discussion time … Continue reading

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