Another 7″ Tablet

Posted by Thomas Mon, 02 Apr 2012 21:19:02 +0000

I ordered another 7″ tablet over the weekend. I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s shipped direct from China. I had been thinking about getting a Spark/Vivaldi tablet. But then I realized that I didn’t really want to deal with less than polished software, and that really since this was just going to be something to tinker with, something running Android would work perfectly. So I got one of these. It has the same processor as the Spark/Vivaldi. It doesn’t have the full 1G of ram or as high of resolution that some of the other tablets do, but supposedly it has built-in bluetooth (only time will tell if it does or not). I figure trading built-in bluetooth for a cheaper tablet with a bit less RAM/resolution is worth it. Another prime criteria was being able to get it on my network. In theory it ships w/ Android 4.0, so it shouldn’t be a problem (again crossing my fingers that the description is accurate).

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Books and TV

Posted by Thomas Sat, 31 Mar 2012 00:30:51 +0000

I finished up season 5 of Chuck recently. I watched like all of the previous seasons at once a while ago and really loved the series. So I waited until season 5 was over to watch all of it. It didn’t seem to be quite as good as the previous seasons, but still pretty good. I wasn’t in love with the ending, though, but am glad they wrapped it up.

I also finished Steve Jobs’ bio, which was good. It’s long, but really that’s just because there’s so much to tell/know. And I read Republic, Lost by Lessig, which was pretty good, too.

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Posted by Thomas Sat, 24 Mar 2012 10:43:22 +0000

Glad it’s finally the weekend. Too bad it’s cold and rainy. :/ #readyfortheweekend #tgif

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Miles Fisher – Don’t Let Go w/ Phoebe Tonkin

Posted by Thomas Wed, 22 Feb 2012 22:42:10 +0000

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A new spark plug

Posted by Thomas Wed, 22 Feb 2012 22:32:22 +0000

covers a multitude of misfires…

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A bed a day

Posted by Thomas Sun, 12 Feb 2012 17:23:43 +0000

I’ve never made my bed a day in my life, but I’ve made it virtually everyday for the last three weeks… #strange

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Posted by Thomas Mon, 06 Feb 2012 22:30:49 +0000

The blog lives. :)

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Writing on the Wall

Posted by Thomas Sun, 05 Feb 2012 21:49:53 +0000

If I want something I’ve never had,
I’ll have to do something I’ve never done.

(h/t to Anna D.)

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California Weather

Posted by Thomas Sun, 17 Oct 2010 14:28:08 +0000

I still think I was sold a bill of goods on California weather. By my calculation, there are only 2 seasons. “Summer” lasts for 4.5 months, being sunny and 80 degrees every day. The other 7.5 months are 60 degrees and rainy. And the rain is too polite. No thunderstorms, no wind, no hail, no electrical storms. No snow, either. The variety leaves something to be desired…

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Posted by Thomas Fri, 18 Jun 2010 21:15:01 +0000

ext3 is dead to me. Long time readers will know I normally go with xfs (yes, I’m a xfs fanboy), but sometimes it’s easier to just go with the default. No modern filesystem should run out of inodes. This is simply inexcusable. :/

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