Geek Speak's Journal
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Saturday, July 12, 2008
10:34PM - sharing files
I have two computers and want to be able to access files on one computer from another. How do I do this? I have no clue.
Thursday, June 19, 2008
2:04PM - Geek Jobs
Hi! It doesn’t look like anyone has posted here in a while.
I seeking some feed back for a website redesign, and need some experienced users input.
I work for an online job board called GoJobs.com, and we are undergoing a major site redesign. If you are experienced with web design, we would love the feedback, either by email or here on the site.
We also have lots of job listings for “geeky” types- here is an example of one of our job pages, which would be great for anyone with a penchant for graphic design:
Check it out, and let us know what you think- thanks for reading!
Friday, March 16, 2007
12:21PM - Vista
VISTA is just a secret codeword that Microsoft thought up which actually stands for:
Friday, July 14, 2006
10:26AM - DIY Mapping
Hundreds of people making maps.
A Hungarian Witchdog vlogger maps San Francisco's people-geography
San Francisco Treats
A real-estate agent maps houses sold for below assessed value in Boston
Real Estate Bubble Map
A historian maps demolished buildings in Portland, OR
Demolished Buildings of PDX
Compatible with Google Earth, iframes can be published on any ol' website.
Tuesday, April 11, 2006
5:41PM - calling all geeks
NetworkingBoards.com - Is a free site that all people around the world can join for help with computers and networking. Networking Boards was created by myself and is manned by a few staff members from the colleges of LaGuardia Community College and also Devry Institute of Tech here in LIC,NY. Networking Boards is a place where people of any computer literacy can come and learn about computers and their applications in the modern and ever changing business world. We have a few certified and qualified individuals who work in the IT field who will be able to answer most if not all your questions\issues.
This site was created as a free service to the IT and Tech community, in order to close gaps in terms of distance and social aspects of life. You can meet people here for consulting projects and also plan events for LAN parties in your own local area. This site was just recently started so there is not a whole lot happening. But with your help we can help eachother, and the world grow together in a confident and competant partnership.
Hope to see you all at the boards!
Friday, February 24, 2006
I have two short animated flash films available to watch on line, listed under 'Richard Beeminster - Flash MX'
It's very basically a surreal and humourous detective series :D
Sunday, August 7, 2005
7:35AM - Anti Star-Wars Movement
Hello, I'm Howard Tuttleman. I'm from Detroit and I'm looking for like-minded people to boycott the Star-Wars movies. If I've got you, go to my web-site for more info http://www.howardtuttleman.com
For the rest of you, please just read on. This will make sense in the end and I'm sure you will agree.
You are probably ready to jump down my throat, so just calm down. I am pretty mad right now too. You see, when I was younger I never happened to catch The Star Wars like so many of you did. Sure, I was aware of it quite a bit, and had heard OF it a lot. As a kid there were plenty of times when bullys would punish me whith wiffle-bats that they pretended were light-sabers, and I would always get drafted to play a Speeder-biker or an Ewok when everyone else got to be main-characters. Obviously these things left a bad taste in my mouth about the Star Wars. I started getting my parents to buy me the action-figures and vehicles, and that brought plenty of kids over to my house, and people THOUGHT I had seen it because I had quite a collection.
So when I finally saw some of the novels at the library, I gave-in and picked up the first in the series. It completely captivated me and made me realize exactly what was going on, and I didn't even HAVE to see the movie. I moved on to the next 2 books shortly after, and now reading them has become a yearly tradition for me. I was enthralled by the Socio-Political struggles and the in-depth character building so much in fact that I began to realize something. That something truly this special would be significantly weakened by condensing them into 3 ridiculously short Hollywood-style movies. The concept of these movies is just laughable to me that they would even TRY something like this. I therefore established "The Star Wars Movie Boycott Movement".
You see, when I read the novels I have very vivid pictures of what certain space-ships, monsters or planets look like, and the best part is that I can imagine whatever actors I want playing the main-characters. I obviously imagine myself as Luke because I feel that I really capture the character well (especially in the 3rd book). My best picks for the other characters is how I visualize Han-Solo as being Patrick Swayze. He has that dashing charisma that the character MUST have. I imagine Darth-Vader's voice as this guy Lance I know who is a real bully-type just like the character. Another one I have is harder to explain but I will try. I chose my dog Morris to be Chewbacca, but now he is 8 feet tall and can stand on 2 legs. If an element of the story is too hard to imagine, that is the ONLY time I will accept an out-side influence and refer to my action-figures.
Do you see what I'm doing here? I am able to personalize the story, whereas you can only imagine it how the movie tells you it is. I can now enjoy the story far more, and on so many more levels than you can. In conclusion, I know that quite a few of you have seen these movies, so I guess it's too late for you to imagine what is actually possible. The people I am trying to get through to are the innocents that whose minds are blank at the moment like mine is lucky to still be. The answer is NO. Buy the books instead, and save yourself a ton of money in the proccess, and imagine it how YOU want to. Not greedy Hollywood movie-makers.
Friday, May 6, 2005
11:56PM - The Shrine.. =o~~~
So I just thought everyone would appreciate this..
aka my fellow Star Wars worshippers.. ha ha
Behold the shrine..
I just got done updating it today.. aka I've been working on it all day long.. I love it though.. I finally ahve it the way I want it.. if you have myspace you can add me.. Let me know what you think.. and when you check it out make sure your speakers are on and watch the video.. its some funny shit!
8:39PM - stuck
alright so heres the problem...
I'm trying to get this marquee thing to work the way I want it to..
what I'm wanting to do is type in something and have the description scrolling beside it.. for example
I'm typing this in<*marquee>I want this to scroll beside what I type in
but what its doing is scrolling underneath what I typed in like so
I'm typing this in and expecting the marquee over here---->
---but instead its showing up right here---
so what is teh html I need to type in to make it do that?
Thanks for all the help =)
Monday, November 15, 2004
12:57PM - .asp pages
Does anyone know anything about active server pages (.asp files), Manifold, or GIS in general that would be willing to talk? I'm having some problems figuring out how to take a map constructed in Manifold and set it up on the web. Anyone with some knowledge/expertise in any of the above areas would be really helpful. Please IM me at GregW44 or e-mail me at email@example.com. Thanks
Thursday, October 14, 2004
Please help me support my online gaming addiction!
Tuesday, September 14, 2004
8:50PM - director MX 2004
I've got some director questions I'm hopin someone can help me with?
I'm an uber newbie, so take it easy.
1. is there lingo that allows the user to save their work? a button, even?
2. is the printFrom command the best lingo for a print button?
3. does someone have a favorite lingo bible/director book that they recommend?
i thank you have no idea how much.
Saturday, August 7, 2004
10:20PM - dell inspiron 2650
Selling my laptop, good deal. check it.
CLICK HERE FOR EBAY AUCTION
Friday, April 23, 2004
(Crossposted to computergeeks)
I want to shop around for DSL, but the only companies I know are Verizon, Roadrunner, and Speakeasy. Can anyone suggest others? I'm looking for something cheap, dependable, that is available in the Northeast US.
Tuesday, April 6, 2004
Wednesday, January 14, 2004
8:01PM - Help, pretty please.
OK, OK, I admit it, I took a freelance job that was meant for a hardcore Lingo Programmer, not an Animator who sometimes uses a little bit of Lingo.
I don't understand the directions enough to be certain I know how to complete these tasks. Maybe someone here can help me out.
Change the create URL of A to:
The client told me that the locale would be en-us for English, which is what I'm working on first.
Does that mean that the string in the script (in quotes, I understand that much) should be:
Or do I leave off the brackets? It seems that the variable hospital has been defined in a different script. Do I remove the brackets around <hospital> in the URL above? I'm really not sure what the correct syntax is.
Later, I have to change the second page URL and update the POST fields. I'm not sure quite what POST fields are. I have a decent guess, but I wouldn't mind a full explanation. I can probably update them without understanding, but I'd like to know the nuts and bolts of what I'm doing.
I'd be very grateful for any assistance.
Saturday, January 3, 2004
7:28AM - Windows XP Home activation
Here's the problem:
I built myself a new computer a few days ago and installed windows XP home. The only problem is that I lost my Cd key a while ago so I cannot activate windows!
Is there any solution to this other then going out and buying windows XP again?
By the way, I used a fake cd key in the instalation process, but it is asking for a new one now and I have 27 days left to activate or I will not have Windows XP anymore. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Thursday, December 25, 2003
1:21PM - Does anyone know
Of a DC/AC inverter that will power an Alienware 51m laptop? it needs 24v ac (160Watts) to run, i was trying to find one so i can take it on planes an din the car but I only really find to little (140) or overkill (350) Thanks
Monday, September 22, 2003
does anyone know anything about cable modem spiking ?
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