Diary of a Network Geek

The trials and tribulations of a Certified Novell Engineer who's been stranded in Houston, Texas.


Open Source Movies

Filed under: Art,Fun,Linux — Posted by the Network Geek during the Hour of the Hare which is in the early morning or 7:30 am for you boring, normal people.
The moon is Waning Gibbous

Free, open source tools are the future of software.

I’m not the only one who thinks so, either!
One of the coolest tools out there that’s both free and open source is Blender.  Blender is a full-featured 3D program that lets you do everything from sculpt the models to rigging and animating them, complete with shading and realistic physics, for everything from static images to movies.  It even has camera and motion tracking as well as compositing to let you integrate special…
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How To Be A Slacker!

Filed under: Geek Work — Posted by the Network Geek during the Hour of the Hare which is terribly early in the morning or 6:48 am for you boring, normal people.
The moon is a Full Moon

Easier living through technology!

The Wall Street Journal On-Line has an article about how to be a high-tech slacker.
Okay, first of all, I was a little shocked to see the Journal running this kind of story. Second, I was suprised that people do this so much! Especially in this economy!! Here I am trying to find more things to do at work so that I can actually be usefull and all these people are out there slacking. Where did my parents go wrong?
Anyway, if one were to do this, there’s lots of high-tech ways to make it look like you’re working. The Journal has a list of things to use to make it look like you’re working, when you’re not.

Dunno, this just seemed like a good Friday story to put up here.

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