Steve's random ramblings and technical notes

Monday, March 28, 2005

The Sight's Ruger 10/22 Page

The Sight's Ruger 10/22 Page: "Dedicated to the 'funnest' little rifle ever built"

Wednesday, March 23, 2005

USB 2.0 <-> IDE Cable adapter

..and a nice Article about it..


This could be what I've been looking for - a way to display the "tracks" from my GPS overlaid on an actual map (or arial photo).
JDMCOX Software
USAPhotoMaps downloads aerial photo and topo map data from Microsoft's free TerraServer Web site, saves it on your hard drive, and creates seamless maps from it. You can:
Reference & Instruction Pages

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Interesting Little Research Project from 1998

1998 School Research Project

Now isn't that cute? Notice the machine in the background made of Duplo blocks and plexiglass.
Here's more detail on the original server farm and the research behind what we all know as Google!

Friday, March 04, 2005

Eric's Gun Nut Page

Eric's Gun Nut Page starts with "Yes, I cheerfully refer to myself as a gun nut. Because after I've done that myself, idiots can't bash me with the phrase. Since it doesn't take most people very long to notice that I am not in fact crazy, this maneuver has the effect of discrediting the idiots."

Eric Raymond is one of the founders of the Open Source movement and author of "The Cathedral & The Bazaar". Being a bit of a "Gun Nut" myself - as well as a Geek - I'm thinking this guy is pretty cool. There are a lot of links to explore on this page, so I'd better get after it...

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