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Sanctuary - Veritas

What a fantastic episode of scifi. This week on Sanctuary brought a suspenseful and fast paced thriller to this already great series.

WARNING: the following review contains spoilers for the season 2 episode Veritas. After the nice character development for Henry last week, this episode was a refreshing fast-paced mystery …


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Have you ever been reading an RSS feed (e.g. for Digg) and when you click on an article in the feed it takes you to the intermediate site and not the original article? This often wastes a lot of time reading news items because you end up visiting twice …


Get Lucky

Mark Knopfler's latest offering doesn't disappoint. Throughout both the Dire Straits years as well as his solo career, Mark has always shyed away from the pop sound in favor of rich imagery and sound. Get Lucky is no exception. Right from the title track, Mark's unique style of weaving a …


My Thoughts on Mono

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If you follow any tech news sites, you've probably come across the Mono controversy. If not, let me give you a brief introduction. Microsoft built on top of the Java programming language syntax to create a new language called C#. C# fixed a bunch of the programs with Java (such …


Managing Wine Bottles

WINE, a reimplementation of the Windows API for *NIX-based environments recently celebrated its first stable release. Although it is capable of running a whole host of Windows applications natively on Linux, often specific applications will require a particular tweak (such as overriding a native dll) to make them work. This …


Budget

This budget application allows you to easily manage both expenses as well as savings transactions and accounts over varying periods of time. Bills paid monthly can coexist with bills paid yearly. Projected totals for each sheet are created and a report of all of your earnings and savings can be …