Category Archives: Computer Miscellaneous

Awesome multi-monitor screen saver for animated GIF images – gPhotoShow

A picture is worth a thousand words. (click for full-size image) Unfortunately in this still image you can’t tell that these animated GIFs are all simultaneously rotating, it is a beautiful mathematical sight to behold! It was more difficult than … Continue reading

Posted in Computer Miscellaneous, Interesting | Comments Off on Awesome multi-monitor screen saver for animated GIF images – gPhotoShow

PHP used to create a Hero Image for a LinkedIn Group

I founded and manage the LinkedIn group “Cryptographers and Cryptanalysts” LinkedIn allows the group manager to create a “Hero Image”, which appears at the top of the main group page, and helps to describe and brand the group. This hero … Continue reading

Posted in Baconian Cipher, Computer Miscellaneous, Crypto, Linux Apache MySQL PHP (LAMP), Steganography | Comments Off on PHP used to create a Hero Image for a LinkedIn Group

Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is an inexpensive credit-card-sized Single-Board Computer (SBC), which has tremendous learning (and play!) potential. And it runs Linux, so promotes Open Source Software! While the size is small, its impact is large: in less than one year, … Continue reading

Posted in Computer Miscellaneous, Interesting, Just for Fun!, Linux Apache MySQL PHP (LAMP), Networking and Internetworking | Leave a comment

Does BIDNIP lie to its customers? You decide for yourself!

BidNip is an auction sniping service. Or I should say, is an auction sniping service WHEN IT WORKS? And when does it WORK? According to its web site’s STATUS PAGE, BidNip has worked without any type of preventive maintenance or … Continue reading

Posted in Computer Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

Measuring electrical usage (watts and dollars) of a Dell PowerEdge server

The P3 International P4400 Kill A Watt Electricity Usage Monitor, which is available from Amazon.com for only $17.48 (a substantial discount from normal retail price of $50.00) is simply amazing, whether you use it around the house or to measure … Continue reading

Posted in Computer Miscellaneous, Dell PowerEdge 2650, Server/Systems Management | Leave a comment

Unique Computer Mice found at Bethlehem Musikfest 2010

We went to the Bethlehem Pennsylvania Musikfest 2010 and in addition to the Banana Factory Mobile Glassblowing Studio and glassblowing by Beth Ann Ballek making a Moustache Cup and Zander Dog Sculpture, there were many other artists and craftspeople selling … Continue reading

Posted in Computer Miscellaneous | 1 Comment