I hadn’t used KDE in at least 5 or 6 years, so I decided I’d give it a try again. Wow, I didn’t think it was possible to get uglier but apparently it was. I’m currently installing regular Ubuntu 9.10, I haven’t used Ubuntu…

How many oranges does it take to charge an iPhone?

The answer is 2,380.

ASmallOrange + S3 hosting guide

I made a tutorial video that shows you how to integrate Amazon Simple Storage Service (s3) with A Small Orange web hosting for a grand total of less than $50 a year. The software I used for Amazon S3 access in this video is CyberDuck for Mac OS X, however a cross-platform tool that is just as good is S3Fox.

Formula Hybrid

I’m surprised I haven’t posted about this before, but I am working on a project called Formula Hybrid where we design and construct a hybrid gas-electric formula-style race car.  It’s a really fun project, and I’m the Aero lead on the car.  We may…

Amazon AWS is pretty awesome

After getting S3 setup, I am very happy with it.  Pay as you go service couldn’t get better than this.  It has some interesting “features” though, which are kind of weird.  I wanted to setup a static html index at the base of my…

Cheesejaguar.com is now in the cloud!

Well, sort of.  At least all static multimedia such as images, audio and video will now be hosted in the cloud.  It’s pretty awesome, and it’s pretty cheap.  I’m using Amazon’s S3, and using their bill calculator it should only be about 30-50 cents…

Possible 540house server “upgrade”

So there really is no reason for the server to be on the machine its on right now. The server is a P4 3.0GHz with 1GB PC3200 400MHz RAM in a 7 year old Dell configuration. The thing must suck a lot of power….

More HTML 5 goodness

Check out this HTML 5 video demo. Awesome, huh?


It seems flash has become the ginger kid on the playground, and both YouTube and Vimeo have rolled out their own HTML 5 player.  I thought I’d give it a try.  It’s really simple. For those of you who know HTML, you know that…