Journalistiek in 2010

Een tijd geleden zat ik eens te denken om een willekeurig kontverhaal in te sturen naar nujij.nl of iets dergelijks. “De koningin rookt stiekem wiet” of zoiets onbenulligs. Kijken hoe ver een dergelijk meme de wereld zou overreizen. Natuurlijk zou de zaak ‘onderbouwd’ worden met een aantal serieuze sites, experts Read more…

Another round of crapware.

Don’t get me wrong. I like automatic updates. They keep my systems running, updated and relatively bug-free. I think automatic updates are a Good Thing. But there are also (as always) Bad Implementations. Nokia’s phone updater is one. This is a short transcript of what happened, a play in 5 Read more…

Thunderbird 3

Yes, it has a few nice features. Grouping all your accounts together in one meta-account is a good idea. The synchronising the IMAP folders by default is not. Isn’t the whole point of IMAP that you don’t have your mail on your computer. If I’m offline, I have no mail. Read more…

oculusd 0.12

A new month, a new version. Not much interesting, but some internal changes. But, as Linux Torvalds said: “release early and release often”. I removed the fork() call and implemented threads to handle each connection. This yields immediately to the “CONN” command (which will show you who is connected to Read more…