Archive for June, 2009

TV from the ‘net

There are plenty of ways to watch TV delivered over the internet these days. I figure it’s time to check ’em out. All of this started because I saw a link to the beta version of Hulu Desktop. It was one of those “ah ha” moments. My living room happens to be directly above my […]

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The DTV Saga, Part 2

Previously, I related my own story about DTV. It was mostly a rant. This time I’ll relate my father’s DTV story. It’s a lot shorter. Since the “DTV Switch”, he has no TV whatsoever.

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The DTV Saga

So the so-called digital transition came, was delayed, then came again. Now we’re all digital, the FCC can sell off the airwaves to the highest bidder, and we’ll all wireless internet access. Or something. Whatever it is, it had better be awesome because DTV sucks. This is my DTV story.

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Customizing graphs in Zenoss

Zenoss has a pretty nice integration with rrdtool. You can get a lot of pretty graphs out of it. I like to take these graphs and put them on the company intranet for other employees to enjoy†. I also find that it’s quite helpful to show some of the more important graphs in one place […]