Disclaimer: do not read this if you are (A) a chauvinist or patriot, (B) easily offended, (C) a royalist and/or (D) Dutch and proud.

A few days ago I got my first kernel update for my netbook in 7 months. However, it did not boot anymore. Here's what I did to fix it.

Today is a remarkable day. For the first time since 1983, I live in a house that has no desktop computers. All I have is two laptops and a NAS.

It's been 8-ish months since I read David Allen's excellent book Getting Things Done. I read this book in order te be better organized. How did it work out for me?

For all the people celebrating Carnaval...

Oooh! Here's a new one! Microsoft has launched a site to keep people for using its own products! This calls  for a rather old-fashioned rant! Old-fashioned in more ways than one I might add.

Although I planned my Sunday to be as productive yet relaxing as possible, I decided that I would be  a cranky, miserable bastard today.

How much material do you need to ship a few pieces of copper wire? File this one under 'curmudgeonery'.