WEEK 18 2015
Tue- Wed- Thur-
Picture of the Week
This Week, 2003
this week, 2004
Years Ago, this week, 2005
Years Ago, This Week, 2006
Years Ago, This Week, 2007
Years Ago, This Week, 2008
Years Ago, This Week, 2009
Years Ago, This Week, 2010
Saturday - [Update:
7may2015] Brought out the old Mac Mini (mid-2007) with
Mountain Lion OSX on it, thinking I'd put Bootcamp on it, but the hard drive
isn't big enough for both. It claims over 60GB used on the 80GB disk (though
I can only find about 20GB use with Finder).
It will support 64-bit Windows, which means I could also run Adobe After
Effects, which we are using in class now, unlike all the other Adobe s/w I
I could buy a used machine for $100 or so on Craigslist, but it seems silly
for a few weeks of class. After all, the lab is a ten minute walk from my
house. Alternately I could use Adobe Creative Cloud for a month for $20 on
the MacBook. Except I don't want an Adobe product on a mission critical
Friday - I thought about
using the old XP box to access the web site, but all my image backups are on
the MacBook pro. I could attempt some sort of media server, but it seems
like a big pain to implement...
30 April 2015
Having discovered that my website backups are incomplete I paid AmHosting a
renewal fee. Now if I only had a way to access the site again...
Wednesday 29 April
Tuesday - I tried to put Windows on the old
Intel P865 mobo box, but my version is 64 bit, and wouldn't load, because
the old P4 system only supports 32 bit.
Monday - Book
#20 would be Prospero
Lost: Prospero's Daughter Book #1. It was OK, though a bit stilted and
rough around the edges. It's the same author as the Rachel stories I read a
bit earlier this year (Books #1 and #2), but an earlier effort, and it
Book #21 was it's sequel, Prospero
in Hell: Prospero's Daughter Book #2, by L. Jagi Lamplighter.
Sunday - [Update:
7may2015] I made a bootable USB backup of the OSX side, prior
to starting another Bootcamp install...and the system wouldn't boot from the
USB drive. I'm not sure why - I made a bootable USB of the old system and it
worked... But the MacBook has iffy USB ports for some reason. So, no messing
around with the disk partitions until I get that working.
Which means, for now, no Windows partition, no Kompozer, no CoreFTP
program... I can hand edit the HTML, but I'll just wait for now.
And I am so annoyed at AmHosting that I think I'll go somewhere else.
Book #19, also read quite a while
ago, was First
Among Sequels (Thursday Next #5), by Jasper Fforde. Again, so
convoluted that it defies easy description. Fun though. It was the fifth
(and last) in an ebook collection checked out from the Los Angeles County
Library - through Amazon Kindle.
Book #18, read some time ago, was Something
Rotten (Thursday Next #4), by Jasper Fforde.