Archive for the 'Networking' Category

XFN Anyone?

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Social networking has been around for awhile. Now Firefox is getting onboard with Coop (TechCrunch article), which gives the browser similar functions as Flock. Essentially these tools integrate social networking such as MySpace,, Flickr, and YouTube directly into the browser, making it easier, in theory, to communicate with friends online. A […]


Sunday, February 4th, 2007

I’ve succeeded in hacking CGI:IRC to be usable with the Wii. That’s right! IRC on the Wii! What does this mean? Well, it makes it possible to chat with friends from the comfort of your Wii. Okay, it’s not all that impressive, but that’s not the point. You can try my […]

Cracking WEP

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007

I was browsing on my Wii when I came across this article that contains a video interview with Linus Torvalds about why there is no work on the Linux 2.7 kernel yet. The video requires Flash 9, which the Wii does not yet support (the video also loops, which is annoying). Anyway, I […]

Site Back Up

Thursday, June 1st, 2006

For those of you that noticed, the site was down for a couple weeks. This was because my family was in the process of switching from AOL to Verizon. It was a good choice.
About the server, I now have (at least) 768 kbps of upstream bandwidth (compared to under 200 using AOL), meaning […]

Vector Linux

Thursday, May 11th, 2006

Installing Linux is never easy (from an point-n-click user’s point of view), but the Vector Linux installation was almost enjoyable. Keyword: almost.
I first decided to install Vector Linux when I asked a friendly resident of ##Linux on Freenode what I should use as a user-friendly, multi-user desktop distribution of Linux that could be used […]

Phase 2 of Home Networking

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

My home networking project is coming through quite nicely.
Phase 1 was finished when I got the server up. I have just completed Phase 2 without even disturbing my main server. The way I did it was buy one hundred feet of Cat5e wire, string it through my living room to the other computer […]