Category: Technology

Converting TV Recordings (PC) to playable

I’ve known for years how to convert TV recordings (“mpeg-2”) to PC files (avi, mkv).  But yesterday I dived back in and learnt a few things: My tiny Raspberry Pi media player struggles with...

And thus I made a light blink

Despite what some people think, I am not a programmer. In fact, the correct term is probably developer. But I’m not a developer either. I write tiny little programs/scripts/batch_files that do tiny little tasks,...

Super Moon – Aug 11th 2014

I thought the Super Moon was the night before, so wasn’t paying it to much attention… Anyway, what I wrote on Facebook captures the moment best: “..Amazing! Just coming back from movie at Yarraville...

Searching Facebook– within a Group

Almost no words needed to describe: Note: I’m sure it searches in ‘Comments’ (follow up posts on FB), so the search results (“hits”) may not always be highlighted in the main post.

How I got the job at IBM in 1982

Okay, there’s a funny, even ironic, story about how a Physics student got to work at IBM. So it’s 1982. I’m doing 4th Year and spending a lot of time doing research work in...

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