Archives for October 2006
Josh Highland provides a great step-by-step tutorial demonstrating how to replace the drive of an iPod. Following the steps proved little trouble, allowing me to fix my mother-in-law’s hard drive after the iPod started misbehaving. As the new hard drive is much cheaper than the cost of a new iPod, and as Apple would have only given her $25 to trade it in, the choice was easily made. 30 minutes and a bit over a hundred bucks later, Linda has a working iPod.
Bunnahabhain is hands-down my favorite single-malt Scotch. Hailing from Islay, an island off the western coast of Scotland, it is smooth with just a bit of peat. It’s great to see that they have a Web site and mailing list now. I’d love to see screensavers and/or desktop backgrounds made available for download as well. For now, I’ll just content myself with a finger or two of the golden liquid.
Wired News reports that “An Australian computer programmer says he found the missing “a” from [Neil] Armstrong’s famous first words from the moon in 1969, when the world heard the phrase, ‘That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.'” He did indeed say “That’s one small step for a man” (emphasis mine)!