Archive › October, 2005

It works

Well, its been a hectic week and the fruits of my MythTV efforts are present and correct. I now have pretty much the entire remote control working (apart from the directional buttons which I have a few bugs with), the LCD screen is fully working and is remarkably cool. I have ordered one of Joseph’s […]

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MythTV, Frankie and pants

I have this week booked off and have decided to dedicate it to the pursuit of walking around in my pants, eating flapjack and watching Diagnosis Murder. In addition to such important duties, I have also continued work on my MythTV masterpiece. The bits are now fitted inside the machine. For those will a penchant […]

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Funky dog TV

Wahay! The case for my MythTV super-machine-of-insane-coolness came in and it looks dang good. The first interesting point is the power supply – a specimen of epic proportions: I stuck the supply in and took a few shots of the delightful case: The board is not in there yet (I am still at work), but […]

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Recreant View

Another fun day at EuroOSCON. Saw some great talks. The greatest was certainly from r0ml who gave a stunning talk on the parallels of Open Source from around 400 years ago. There was also the makers fair – an exhibition dedicated to homebrew DIY hacking. This was awesome and I saw some incredible devices that […]

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Microsoft in license shocker

Interesting. Microsoft announced about an hour ago here at EuroOSCON that they are releasing three new licenses that may actually be OSD compliant. Although the last thing we need are yet more licenses, it is a pretty impressive fact that Microsoft are bending to do this sort of thing. It will be fascinating to find […]

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EuroOSCON

Currently over at EuroOSCON in Amsterdam. I had a beast of a trip getting over here. I missed my alarm for 3am to get over to the airport for 5am. Missed my flight at 6.10am, so headed to the airport and arrived at…6.10am. Booked onto the 8.10am flight which was then delayed by a couple […]

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Back in black

Some of you may have noticed its been a little quiet around here for the last few weeks. This is because I have been away on holiday for two weeks in Florida with Sooz. We had a fantastic time over there and I recharged my rather depleted batteries. It has been pretty hectic recently and […]

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