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September 2013

I am Super terrible at making new friends

I realized today I'm terrible at making friends. Don't get me wrong. I believe I'm a fairly interesting person, and at least average in t…

I just want one thing.

What i really want is one thing. nothing to much, its really not that hard, yet it pains me everytime i think of it. I want a true friend. I have onl…

A rant about the word 'of' replacing 'have'

I can't fu***ng stand it anymore. I don't know if it's just me, but the frequency of people replacing the word 'have' (sometimes …

Christians trying desperately to convince them self's that Coincidences are somehow proof of god.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlEPzcLOf0Y&feature=share

A brave new Networked world ...

A topic that I have not noticed being discussed in any depth yet (I may have missed it ... ) is what will have become of the internet and other commu…

Update - VLC Major Release (2.1.0) is out!

Despite the best codec support, I can't take it seriously as a media player because I still see two major issues with it that have been broken fo…

Top 10 Best Productivity Shortcuts for Ubuntu to improve workflow

You are an Ubuntu user because you want to solve different problems that require some knowledge about computers. Or at least should require. It is w…

Pears Linux OS is purely a rip off of iOS and Mac OS X. Nearly everything is copied [Period]

Pears Linux OS is purely a rip off of iOS and Mac OS X. Nearly everything is copied [Period] [Click on the link to visit the site] I'm pretty su…

Electrum was recently added to the main repositories in Debian testing

If you'd like to see it added to Ubuntu in the next release, read this. I noticed Electrum recently got included in the "Testing" rep…

This astounding video just took projection-mapping to the next level

This is what you get when you combine robotics, the projection-mapping of 3D computer graphics , and an actor all working together in perfect synchr…

Computers are too difficult and People are computer illiterate

There are quite a few things that prevent people from learning and acquiring new skills. This isn’t a bad thing since what many of these ‘blockers’ h…

Flash will no longer support Linux after version 11.2 (current).

[caption id="attachment_3106" align="alignright" width="388"] Flash will no longer support Linux after version 11.2 (c…

GStreamer Core and Plugins 1.2.0 - Release

The GStreamer team is pleased to announce the first release of the stable 1.2 release series. The 1.2 release series is adding new features on top…

Best Open Source apps you must try for...

These open source applications continue to fly under the radar but they are strong candidates to replace more popular software choices. It used to …

In college my programming skills went something like...

In college, my programming skills went something like: /start program {Hopefully this works} /end #syntaxerror.

R.I.P. Johnny Cash Died Ten Years Ago Today.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5M2v-pkSIQY&feature=share

Did you know The animated character Daria was...

Did you know ? The animated character Daria was originally a classmate of Beavis and Butt-head in their original show in 1992.

This explains my loneliness pretty well

GTAV - The "Shed" in all its glory.

FOX Uses Negative Reviews To Promote New Sitcom Dads

We’ve all heard the saying, “it’s so bad, it’s good.” Clearly, FOX is banking on that type of mentality to entice viewers to sample it’s new sitcom D…

The Most Inspiring Video Game Quotes

>> Life is a negotiation. We all want. We all give to get what we want. - Mordin Solus , ME2 >> ”The right man in the wrong place can mak…

Why do i use Linux being a Non-Developer ?

One of the developers on Facebook recently asked me why I was using Linux ( Ubuntu here) on the desktop if I'm not a developer.     I hadn'…

13 Ways To Improve Your Luck on Friday the 13th

If you are of superstitious nature, then today is definitely not your day: Friday the 13th . I learned an interesting fact that Friday the 13th will …

Alberto Belli's Parody Clip 'It’s Not Porn… It’s HBO'

[caption id="attachment_2938" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Alberto Belli's Parody CLip 'It’s Not Porn… It’…

'Open Source' a Threat, Federal Courts Issue Bizarre Warnings

Should we fear open source software ? Of course not. But that hasn’t stopped federal courts from issuing bizarre warnings like this: The court woul…

Who is your Celebrity Crush?

Celebrity Crush - My Top 5 Emma Watson I remember back when she did her first Harry Potter movie ( i was 15 at the time) and I told all my friends s…

If Hollywood continues to badmouth 'Open-source' software, especially in children/teen shows, what hope do we have?

One day, I was just sitting around with my younger cousin who was watching a show called ' Shake it Up ' on Disney Channel . She loves the sh…

Before he died, Aaron Swartz was working on an open-source Project called the Strongbox

Strongbox and Aaron Swartz [caption id="attachment_2789" align="alignright" width="300"] Aaron Swartz was working on a…

Online Anonymity can bring out the worst in people

During my teenage years, revealing your identity online was just not the done thing, and especially socially unacceptable for females. [caption id=&q…

Technology is freak-ish-ly addictive

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="206"] Evolving Technology[/caption] Evolution is a wonderful thing. Start wit…

Open Source Career Opportunities Continue to Abound

Regardless of the health of the overall IT job market, open source is one area of the tech market that's always growing. In addition to tradition…

A Wiser Way to Spend Your Weekend

How you choose to spend your time over the weekend plays a significant role in determining your performance at work and even how much of a successful…

Is The Fox The New Gangnam Style?

[caption id="attachment_2503" align="aligncenter" width="300"] the-fox-music-video[/caption] Everyone knows dogs bark,…

Weekend Write-Up; What i did Yesterday ?

Today will be marked as the Never to be forgotten day of my life. In Morning I woke up excited as always, it was weekend, i had lots of time. Was thi…

Nerd Alert: J.H Williams III Leaving Batwoman

Hey nerds, it’s been a while and unfortunately I come bearing REALLY awful news. At 10:11pm PST the brilliance that is JH Williams III tweeted with…

Amazing Sand Arts

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="405"] Amazing Sand Arts[/caption] While you might see a day at the beach as …

Warner Bros. Debuts Longest ‘Gravity’ Trailer Yet

Reportedly, when the first teasers of Gravity hit theaters, audiences chuckled. As each new video from the Alfonso Cuaron has been released, the ou…