Category Archives: technology

Google Wave

So I’ve been playing with Google Wave for the last couple of days and I’m still not sold on it. Perhaps because of all the hype, and hyperbole descriptions that say things like Wave is what we’d have “if email was created today”. When you first log in to Wave you’re presented with a set… Read More »

Staying connected on the road

As our RTW trip comes to an end I thought I’d document how I’ve stayed connected to my life in the e-world. These things are my sanity ties back to regular living: Google Reader: blogs from friends, colleagues, ACM/IEEE publications and fun sites like PhD Comics Podcasts: BBC Newspod, Buzz Out Loud, Guardian Science weekly,… Read More »

Working up the EEE PC 901

I’ve been upgrading and installing on my eee pc 901 ready for travelling. Getting FF 3 on this was a fight. Top hints: add the following to /etc/apt/sources.list (although I’ve read that adding debian repos to this xandros install might be dodgy). The first is to get out of that stupid simple UI and have… Read More »