oh ah johhny harkes…

Currently, the only thing left for us DC United fans is to remember the good old years. I’ll be at RFK stadium tonight to wish a fond farewell to John Harkes, one of my favorite player for DCU and the USA.

Coca != Cocaine ?

Interesting article forwarded to me by my cousin from the WSJ on Coca Eradication failing in Bolivia. Unfortunately you need a subscription to view it online but you can get a lot of info from Google News too. And from Erythroxylum: The Coca Plant The Andean culture and the coca plant have thrived for centuries. …

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MAME Box Progress: TVout

Thanks to Google Groups and the atitvout project, I got my MAME Box outputting the display signal through the tvout. It didn’t work until I changed my X-Free config file to use the Vesa VBE driver instead of the ati driver.

Why I don’t have an MS Passport

  The flaw, in Passport’s password recovery mechanism, could have allowed an attacker to change the password on any account to which the username is known. The simplicity of the attack method and the high value of the data frequently stored in Passport accounts–names, addresses, birthdates and credit card numbers–combined to make the vulnerability critical. …

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can send Trackbacks

Some of you fine readers may wonder why I’m rolling my own instead of going with a pre-exisiting package.  It’s mostly a learning excercise and so I can practice new programming techniques (thanks php patterns) behind the scenes. This site is a convenient excuse and by-product Anyway, specifically I’ve finally gotten the administration scripts I …

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GalCiv Demo Available

Galactic Civilizations is a better MOO than MOO3, that’s my first impression having played the game for about a week now. I haven’t played MOO3 and based on the overall bad reviews of it I will stay away. StarDock’s game definitely has that “just one more turn” appeal that hypothecially may keep you up until …

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MS compares PHP to ASP

However, MS conveniently limits the scope of PHP to the single PHP download and not to the overall PHP community. The overall point I got from the MS arguments is ASP.NET: we give you more in the base distribution. Whereas for PHP you’d have to know where to look for good 3rd party classes and …

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D.C. United kisses sister again

I finally got to go to my first game of this season. DC United put on quite a show but could not walk away with the win. The person who had the most impact on the game was the horrible Referee.