Month: October 2013

I believe some of us were younger then

As I crunch my way through all kinds of older data, I find lots of KDE memorabilia. Here’s the hackerheads, shot by Robert Scott for Akademy 2006. It’s just a small sample, intended (if I remember right, but there were also Curly Wurlies involved) to enliven Planet KDE. Compare the photos to Akademy 2013, and you can find […]

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Yo, dogg, about those HDDs

HDD cleanup continues apace. I did like the wisecrack about semantic storage — although it’s not quite correct, since these are drives removed from otherwise decommissioned machines, or tarballs rolled of my university student account before the departmental Solaris server was decommissioned. It’s more like moving boxes never before opened (I know there’s several that I […]

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HDD Cleanup

Last week I sat down with a pile ‘o hard drives of varying vintage (although all of them SATA-era), ranging from 80GB to 500GB, which had been used in machines over the past ten years. The idea being to sort out what’s where and why and to consolidate the interesting bits. First order of business […]

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