Author Archives: Shane

Lenovo T61p + 64 bit Ubuntu 8.04

When I was looking for a new laptop last year I appreciated reading other people’s candid views on their recent purchases, thus I thought I’d write a post to contribute back. I ended up getting a Lenovo T61p. Specs: Core2 … Continue reading

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Start-up wisdom

One of the great things about guys who start tech companies that make money is that they like to share what they learnt online. Here’s one article I recently read that was quite interesting.

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You know you have almost finished a PhD when…

… you spend two hours trying to understand the correct usage of semi-colons verses colons, when to capitalise following a colon, and then fixing up your text. For those who really must know: go here and then here.

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PhotoSynth

I just saw this on a TED talk, it’s called PhotoSynth. Basically, it brings together photos from all sorts of different angles to construct a 3D model of something. As an example, the guy gets pictures of Notre Dame de … Continue reading

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The vetta project on WordPress takes to flight…

Over the coming days I’ll be playing around with settings, themes etc.

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