Archive for the 'Software' Category

Mortal Kombat Banned in Australia

I think that probably most people here in the US know that one of the oldest classic video games around is “Mortal Kombat”.  Many also know about and eagerly anticipate a modern remake of the classic game.  However if you live in Australia you’re out of luck because it’s been banned.  (Here’s a PDF of […]

Freenet Downloads Updated

I have updated the freenet install archives on my freenet page. This update included two things. 1, I updated the default bookmarks so that they now point to the current editions 2, I replaced the seednodes.ref file in each archive with a current one I’m planning to do more updates on this page soon. [tags]freenet, […]

What Wikileaks Should Have Done

As most of you are probably aware the ultimate whistleblower site, wikileaks, has once again been in the news quite a bit because it has published thousands of documents, messages and so on that have proven to be a major source of embarrassment to not only the US government but to several other governments around […]

Time For Some Zombies!

For years now my favorite types of PC games has been First Person Shooter games such as the original DOOM and later DOOM II and of course, Quake and Quake 2.  My other favorite has always been combat flight simulators, especially those that put you in the pilot’s seat of modern fighters like the F-15, […]

Adventures In Boot From USB

A while back I wrote about creating a Linux boot disk on a USB flash drive and went through the procedure myself with a cheap flash drive I had handy.  I found that while my desktop computer did recognize it as a bootable device, the boot process would only get just so far and stop […]