Come on baby, eat the rich

I have been thinking recently about usability in different places. As an example, a few weeks back I was astounded by the usability problems with my bank. Apart from the fact that they don’t know their arse from their collaborative elbows (how can someone who...

Can YOU guess it?

Wow, check it out, Linux Desktop Hacks in French: You will be pleased to know that there were no deaths whatsoever at the hands of my cooking. Aside from a slightly rubbery pasta, it went pretty well. The good news in the cooking department is that I am getting better...

Wine Themes

Firstly, thanks for the fantastic contributions on the TV out issue. It is great to see some decent hands-on advice. It seems that I need to explore a means of getting a higher quality (maybe RGB?) signal out of the MythTV box to my TV. My boss Scott has concocted a...

Frankie

Last night I poked around looking at MythTV some more. Thanks to the kind folks in the mythtv-users channel on freenode, they answered my questions. I am now well on the way to understanding how I am going to build this baby. One point that did concern me a little was...

MythTV…again

Not a day goes by when I stop dreaming of building a MythTV box. I think I have been a closet home entertainment freak for a few years now. I remember when I lived at home, I would spend hours trying to get optimal speaker placement with my shitty old speakers that I...