SkyDrive – finally!

Microsoft has rolled out a new SkyDrive Preview accessible on Windows, Mac and Mobile platforms with computer sharing, 25gb free storage and unlike past efforts in this space appears to be a solid, coherent, usable release (see past article Dear Microsoft – SkyDrive, Sync, Mesh… Seriously? ) […]


‘BOY,’ written by British Airways Great Britons winner Prasanna Puwanarajah is a moving short film starring actor Timothy Spall and was inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Windows 7 – install from USB drive

Install Windows 7 from a USB stick – easy right? Just download the Windows 7 USB/DVD download tool and follow the incredibly easy steps. Well that didn’t work for me and apparently quite a few others. Interesting as Microsoft was “forced” to make the tool publicly available after it was revealed […]

Sixteen Horsepower – Hutterite Mile (live)

16 Horsepower was an American alternative country music group based in Denver, Colorado. Their music often invoked religious imagery dealing with conflict, redemption, punishment, and guilt through David Eugene Edwards’s lyrics and the heavy use of traditional bluegrass, gospel, and Appalachian instrumentation cross-bred with […]

Phenomenal freestyler on drums

Boy met during a trip to America …. a mix of technical genius and imagination … should abandon the streets and get serious! ++++ Ragazzo incontrato durante un viaggio in America….un mix di tecnica e fantasia geniale…dovrebbe abbandonare le strade e fare sul serio!!!

The Perfect Athlete

The Perfect Athlete from Duncan Elms on Vimeo. Australia is a land of champion athletes. But when it comes down to it, few of us have any idea about what it takes to produce a world-beating result… Kirk Docker deconstructs the machine that is […]

Local Domain – Mac

Setting up a private, internal or test network and have Mac clients? Do not use .LOCAL! I setup my Windows 2008 domain as .LOC – worked like a charm and my Mac clients were happy. Starting with Mac OS10.2 Macs use .local for Bonjour hostnames. […]

Mac malware evolves

Mac users have once again been reminded not to be complacent about the malware threat, with the discovery that cybercriminals have enhanced an existing Trojan horse to disable the rudimentary anti-virus protection Apple has built into Mac OS X. Despite the growth of Mac […]

Pale Ale – Top 10

Top 10 list of Pale Ales acquired through extensive testing at our back porch lab – includes American Pale Ale, India Pale Ale and  Imperial/Double Pale Ale. India Pale Ale: Pale Ale with more hops to help preserve the ale for the long trip to supply […]

Losing the HP Way

I, Cringely » Blog Archive » Losing the HP Way – Cringely on technology. “American firms have been laying-off their engineering staffs for years. In today’s world of MBA-managed companies, R&D is perceived as not being a good use of money. Apple is an […]

The External World

The External World from David OReilly on Vimeo. A boy learns to play the piano. Show support by buying a HD quicktime of this film! World premiere at the 67th Venice Film Festival US premiere at Sundance 2011


Skyscraperman a.k.a. SpiderDan scales John Hancock Center with Spider-Man’s Stan Lee interview – YouTube. Watch as the head of Chicago’s Fire Department tries to kill Spider Dan in the name of showing kids that climbing buildings isn’t safe! Skyscraper, SpiderMan, Fire hose, Fire chief, police […]