KoolB’s Fun Blog

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101 Dumbest Moments in Business

In July, bankrupt Northwest Airlines begins laying off thousands of ground workers, but not before issuing some of them a handy guide, “101 Ways to Save Money.”
The advice includes dumpster diving, making your own baby food, shredding old newspapers for use as cat litter, and taking walks in the woods as a low-cost dating alternative.

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January 24, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How to install ANYTHING in Ubuntu

Having problems installing something on your new Ubuntu operating system? This guide will help you understand!

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January 24, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Jeep’s amazing “ink-jet” waterfall

Jeep uses this waterfall for its displays. According to the waterfall’s builder, the system works like an ink-jet printer, with 3,000 valves organizing the droplets via computer program into visible logos and other messages, which appear as the droplets descend 24-feet into a trough. Talk about attention-getting!

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January 18, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Video of Linus Torvalds talking about 2.7 kernel

ZDNet Australia has put up a video interview of Linux creator Linus Torvalds talking about the kernel development process, explaining why the unexpected resilience of kernel version 2.6 has delayed the move to kernel version 2.7.

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January 17, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

HD-VMD. A New Competitor in the Format Wars!

As if two hi-def formats aren’t enough, a British tech developer is readying a third for market over the next few months.
HD VMD boasts the capacity of HD DVD and Blu-ray discs, but uses existing DVD technology, making for much lower costs.

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January 15, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

HD-VMD. A New Competitor in the Format Wars!

As if two hi-def formats aren’t enough, a British tech developer is readying a third for market over the next few months.
HD VMD boasts the capacity of HD DVD and Blu-ray discs, but uses existing DVD technology, making for much lower costs.

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January 15, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Cisco don’t have rights for iPhone

iPhone vs iPthone 

According to ZDnet news Cisco has lost the rights for iPhone trademark last year. If Apple plays rite in courts they will probably win the law site. Read the full article here

January 14, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Picture of AT&T’s Monster “Global Network Operations Center”

This is picture of AT&T Headquarters Network Monitoring room. It features 144 screens monitoring all of AT&T’s voice and data lines worldwide. If I didn’t know better, I’d say it was a movie set or fake but it’s real. Pretty amazing, I wonder what the overall screen resolution of their screens is? 1,000,000,000×100,000?!?!?

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January 12, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

50 Real Photos of the Apple iPhone Up Close – NOT THE KEYNOTE PHOTOS!

Apple iPhone

A gallery of 50 photos of the iPhone up close as it is displayed in the display case. 360 degrees of photos! AMAZING!

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January 10, 2007 Posted by | Apple, Mobile, News, Photos, Technology | Leave a comment