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Monthly Archive for January, 2009

Preston Gralla tried using Linux for two weeks. As an old-time Windows user (he says from 2.0), he had some challenges. I give him an A+ for giving Linux a chance and a C for utilization of resources to overcome his challenges. Preston gets the A+ for trying and reporting that all the hardware on [...]

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During President Obama’s inaugural address, President Obama stated As for our common defense, we reject as false the choice between our safety and our ideals. Our founding fathers … our found fathers, faced with perils we can scarcely imagine, drafted a charter to assure the rule of law and the rights of man, a charter [...]

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Epson Perfection V300 in Linux

I bought an Epson Perfection V300 a few weeks ago because it appeared to be usable in Linux with VueScan. When I tried to get it to run I had no luck. The driver for the scanner was supposed to be at AVASYS. Finally, on the 19th of December, AVASYS indicated that a driver existed [...]

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As I’ve said before, I am an alumnus of the University of Oklahoma. Despite that, I intend for this post to be non-partisan. There has been much ado about the Big XII tiebreaker which put OU into the Big XII title game and now into the BCS championship game. Let’s look at the tiebreakers in [...]

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