Category Archives: Technology

Re: Ten Things Every Java Developer Should Know About Unix

Ten Things Every Java Developer Should Know About Unix is a really good list of things to keep in mind when working with Unix.  Most of the items on the list really have nothing to do with Java (“You need … Continue reading

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The pain of Windows

I’ve had a dual-boot setup on my laptop and my desktop for a while.  I’ve blogged before about my experiences converting to Linux.  Well, I’m still more in the Windows world than the Linux world, despite my best intentions.  On … Continue reading

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Computer Networking

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet, Second Edition, by James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross.  This book is a required text for a class I’m taking towards a Computer Science Masters degree at the University of Missouri … Continue reading

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My favorite Linux distro

After working in a few different Linux distros the past few days, I have decided on a favorite: Xandros Open Circulation. As a converted Windows user, I found that Xandros was a very natural environment for me.  Installed on a … Continue reading

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Not travelling this week – I’ll be geeking

My wife’s job is, in some ways, much more interesting than mine is.  This afternoon, I’m taking her to the airport so she can fly to Hamburg, Germany.  She’ll be there for a couple of days working on some testing, … Continue reading

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