Wow! Is that a Mainframe Computer?

A computer science student saw this, and asked if it was a mainframe computer. I was almost going to burst out laughing, but managed to hold myself together. I’m sure most of you know it is not a computer at all. This 1.7m high contraption is an isolation transformer. At least you should be able to tell it is some…

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Bricking of iPhones

Apple has certainly earned a lot of publicity on their iPhone. There was the legal wrangling with Cisco over the iPhone name at the start, activation woes from early users, unlocking of the iPhone software, and now, the fiasco over the bricking of hacked iPhones. Apple is usually known to have a wonderful marketing and PR engine. It seems like…

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Half Year Old Vanessa

Vanessa’s 6 months old today. Even though we’re still quite at the beginning, it’s really a milestone too. Today Vanessa had another round of vaccination (how sad to get a jab for her birthday present…). Our regular PD was out on an emergency call, so we had to see another doctor. Hmm this one wasn’t so good with giving jabs….

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Photo Finish with an Attitude Problem

For being an early adopter of the N73 when it was launched last year, I received vouchers for 365 4R photo prints which I could redeem at participating Kodak print shops. This was great, but redeeming the prints has been tiresome (and not to mention Nokia mucked up the sending of my vouchers so that I received them about half…

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Baby Vanessa Updates

Baby Vanessa is now coming to 6 months old. A lot of things have been happening in the last 2 weeks or so. Her tooth has started to pop out. She has started to perfect her flipping-over skill. She has begun to learn about using her vocal chords and expressing herself through screams. Her screams are kinda fun. There was…

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