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Archive for March, 2006

KGB Archiver a^?? Either a truly amazing new archiver or an amazing Internet scam

Over at Digg a very interesting news item was posted today. The title was: Compress MS Office 430MB ISO to 1.4MB with KGB Archiver.
WOW. Do you even realize how amazing that would be if it’s true?!
Apparently, a lot of readers thought so to, and pretty quickly the discussion reached, as of writing, over 230 [...]

Douglas Adams was right all along – 42 Really Is The Answer!

The title says it all: Douglas Adams was right all along – 42 Really Is The Answer!
[Source: digg]

A guide to building a software KVM switch

* April 11th 2006 Update : Thanks to the reader Alex who provided the baseline, I’ve revised this post to include the exact AutoHotkey script to complete the full KVM illusion! Enjoy! *
This guide, or tutorial, explains how I’ve used VNC to simulate the effect of using a regular hardware KVM-Switch to control my Ubuntu [...]

A new reality TV show: Who Wants to Be a Superhero?

The SCI FI Channel and legendary comic-book creator Stan Lee will produce a weekly competition reality series that will challenge a lucky few to create their very own superhero and reward the winner with the best reality competition prize yet: immortality!
All you’ll need is an original idea for a superhero, a killer costume, and some [...]

Riya – Online Photo Album and Search with Face Recognition

This is the second big news item today. (The first being Vista moved back to 2007)
I’ve encounted Riya in the past already, on one of these Web 2.0 site thingies.. It was closed beta so I couldn’t actually try it out, but the idea sounded really cool.
Upload all your hundreds of photos overnight – Train [...]