Media Player Round Up

Someone had commented on a previous post about a media player for Windows called Foobar2000. Having just been swept off my feet by Billy, I decided to give it a try. I chose the “Special” download option and was very impressed with the extensive options for music file formats available ...

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My Precious...

I have finally found my portable MP3 and OGG player to use on the go with my Seagate 40GB disk (which I have nicknamed Pegasus): Billy! I downloaded the setup file and chose my Pegasus as the destination folder. I then chose one of the several music folders I have ...

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About MeetUp Change of Heart

Recently MeetUp, a then free group organizing web service, has decided to charge registered groups for its services. A Meetup meeting organizer must now pay $19 a month to use their software. Having spent the last 8-9 months as the organizer for the Northern NJ Linux Meetup I’m somewhat ...

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Amazing...

Sometimes I wonder how certain people get employed… really! I usually get drilled with a bunch of technical questions in every job interview I’ve gone to (with the exception of a couple where the hiring manager had absolutely no clue about IT… this re-enforces me original point!) and feel ...

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A (Not) Hacker's Tale

This is just too funny!!! Not sure if it really happened or not but my professional experience has proven me wrong many times before! Hehehe… Read on…

Something nice I read on www.stophiphop.de (got pointed there by a comment on www.macguardians.de) is this nice story of ...

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Mailing List Software

Ever since MeetUp announced they would start charging groups money to use their free service, I started thinking of possible alternatives to keep the Northern NJ Linux Meetup group alive. I understand that everyone is entitled to make a living but I don’t agree with their decision of making ...

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Got Visitors? Hire a Chef!

Interesting...

"But the best thing was the chef Nat had hired for the week, who cooked delicious crepes every morning. He even cooked, after seeing there was a Spanish guy in the crowd, some Spanish omelettes."

Once again I have solid proof that there are better ways of “team building ...

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The Good Stuff

Wow!!! It is amazing how great this whole week has been for me so far at work! Been churning out code for my very simple data to xml application and sometimes (the horror) I don’t even want to go home so I won’t interrupt the grooviness! Tomorrow I ...

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One Voice

Yesterday our recently elected CIO paid us a little visit for the first time. The entire IT team attended the hour long meeting where the CIO very eloquently explained his plan for the entire IT organization (which is actually made up of several smaller IT groups throughout the Board of ...

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