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...

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...

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...

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...

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...