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by Rey
Sun Jun 07, 2009 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Dual networks
Replies: 4
Views: 498

Re: Dual networks

I don't use windows' firewall so thats not an issue. LIke I said there is some way to use the toure command to set this up I just don't know what to use.
by Rey
Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:56 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Dual networks
Replies: 4
Views: 498

Dual networks

Ok I am trying to set up some software called Maxivista. It lets you use an old computer as a graphics adapter for a windows computer over your network. I am trying an odd network setup. My main computer has two network adapters. I would like to use one for the internet and the other to hook up to a...
by Rey
Sun Dec 28, 2008 5:29 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Whedon's Doctor Horrible
Replies: 333
Views: 39740

Re: Whedon's Doctor Horrible

Dr Horrible's facebook WE'RE NOMINATED FOR A PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD! That is awesome as it is but it'd be MORE awesome if you know, we won. We need your help! http://www.pcavote.com/pca/votenow.jsp Vote for us in the "Favorite Online Sensation" category! Tell your friends and your friends' ...
by Rey
Mon Dec 15, 2008 1:29 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bush attacked with shoes
Replies: 95
Views: 9055

Re: Bush attacked with shoes

This is just further proof that shoes are inadequate weapons. Socks on the other hand... Well, I was listening to a story about this on the radio, and in Iraq throwing one's shoes at someone is a MAJOR insult. Also, I think security woulda caught a gun. Not so much with shoes. Did they mention the h...
by Rey
Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Desert Bus for Hope 2: Bus Harder
Replies: 25
Views: 2673

Re: Desert Bus for Hope 2: Bus Harder

There is another update on the desert bus site.
by Rey
Thu Dec 04, 2008 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Desert Bus for Hope 2: Bus Harder
Replies: 25
Views: 2673

Re: Desert Bus for Hope 2: Bus Harder

They are still going its at 67K and 125 hours, past 2 hours they just barely made the amount for next next additional hour. The question is will this bus ever stop!
by Rey
Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:49 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Desert Bus for Hope 2: Bus Harder
Replies: 25
Views: 2673

Re: Desert Bus for Hope 2: Bus Harder

I think they said it would take 1.5 million for a week. They are up to 34k. Penny arcade said they will match up to 10K beyond $25,250. Like I said before digg, donate or spread the word to others. it for the children. This group will go as far as going to the movie twilight for $50.
by Rey
Mon Dec 01, 2008 3:40 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Desert Bus for Hope 2: Bus Harder
Replies: 25
Views: 2673

Re: Desert Bus for Hope 2: Bus Harder

They've beat there Total dollar amount from last year at over 24K and counting, they still have 2 day worth of play time at the tie of this post. Digg: http://digg.com/gaming_news/Desert_Bus_For_Hope_marathon_for_Child_Play_Charity and or donate: http://desertbus.org/ to help out.
by Rey
Sun Nov 30, 2008 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Desert Bus for Hope 2: Bus Harder
Replies: 25
Views: 2673

Re: Desert Bus for Hope 2: Bus Harder

Update there up to 2 points and 18K donated!!!

This is a a fun event to join in on they are taking requests for songs $20 usd donation per song more or less.
by Rey
Tue Nov 11, 2008 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What smart phone should I get?
Replies: 14
Views: 2376

Re: What smart phone should I get?

Just to throw in my 2 cents. I have worked with a few smart phones i, like the windows mobile ones I've tried. I haven't work with the Iphone or the Gphone. The one thing that I should note that I was able to load up a copy of python onto a Blackjack II. I would imagine the HTC Touch would be able t...
by Rey
Wed Nov 05, 2008 5:43 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner
Replies: 327
Views: 28174

Re: Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner

Any one know whats going on in North Carolina?
by Rey
Thu Oct 16, 2008 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: As many as 200,000 fraudulent registrations in Ohio
Replies: 14
Views: 1350

Re: As many as 200,000 fraudulent registrations in Ohio

Aren't at least a few states now doing this at the DMV? I know when I got my photo ID, they gave me the option to register, which took all of 30 seconds since they already have your info except party affiliation (maybe one or two other things I forgot too). Yes, Ohio is one of them. Thats how I reg...
by Rey
Thu Oct 16, 2008 7:15 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: As many as 200,000 fraudulent registrations in Ohio
Replies: 14
Views: 1350

Re: As many as 200,000 fraudulent registrations in Ohio

Crap. Looks like I REALLY have to call the board of elections.
by Rey
Mon Oct 13, 2008 12:08 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: I don't think I understand the digital TV transition
Replies: 6
Views: 1498

Re: I don't think I understand the digital TV transition

It is using the same frequency space as NSTC. its just modulated differently. One of the little tricks in the ASTC setup it that channel numbers are not fixed to any given frequency. When you do a channel scan on some of the boxes you can see this. It will list the channel a station is broadcasting ...
by Rey
Mon Sep 08, 2008 5:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Uh-oh. It's a Youtube party and you're up next. What do you show 'em?
Replies: 2153
Views: 750923

Re: Something on Youtube

Metallica v Lolcats: Epic win Or Epic insult?


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by Rey
Sun Aug 31, 2008 5:13 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Van Eck phreaking
Replies: 7
Views: 4470

Re: Van Eck phreaking

I this topic is mainly about getting listening to video signals. I am Just throwing this out here. This evening I was messing around with a shortwave radio. I had one tuned to 3937khz setting about 2 feet to the left of my keyboard. When I went to type on my computer I could hear slightly different ...
by Rey
Sat Aug 16, 2008 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Buffered digital demultiplexer, or something
Replies: 2
Views: 2026

Re: Buffered digital demultiplexer, or something

If you are looking for I/o expansion for a micro you may want to look into the 74595 as well. Its a serial to parallel shift register with latched outputs. And to wire it up only takes 3 i/o lines. For the most part you would be feeding 8 bits of data into it at a time. There is a bonus with this th...
by Rey
Mon Jul 28, 2008 4:23 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Information for programming a rogue-like in VB
Replies: 9
Views: 2080

Re: Information for programming a rouge-like in VB

-- What is a good and robust way to capture keyboard input in a command line window suitable for a rouge-like? --Is there a way to treat the command line like a grid of characters I can edit individually, or will I have to clear the screen and completely refresh the graphics any time there is movem...
by Rey
Sat Jul 19, 2008 5:20 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Finding good screen savers
Replies: 11
Views: 2937

Re: Finding good screen savers

Those are great screen savers and I would like to see more of that style for my own system. They really weren't what I was looking for. I ended up finding a few things that fit worked out. If any one knows of more of those to post them.
by Rey
Tue Jul 15, 2008 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Finding good screen savers
Replies: 11
Views: 2937

Finding good screen savers

No seriously I haven't downloaded a screen saver in over ten years.

I was asked to find a few good ones for showing off the video quality of some vista *cringe* computers. Any Ideas or pointers?
by Rey
Sun Jun 22, 2008 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1955
Views: 570841

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

... You're describing a computerized version of Majong . Given the number of version I've played, it's going to be impossible to narrow down the specific one you're talking about, but.. if you google Majong, that'll get you some flash versions or something. A-like so There is a good chance the one ...
by Rey
Fri May 30, 2008 12:04 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Reboot.com
Replies: 12
Views: 3079

Re: Reboot.com

Amnesiasoft wrote:BINOMES AT WORK

What's going on D:


Yeah I saw that last night, I wasn't to surprised that the count down timer ended in a loading screen like that. At least they fixed the timer.

The site is up now.
by Rey
Thu May 29, 2008 4:24 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Hacker takes $50,000 a few cents at a time
Replies: 10
Views: 3184

Hacker takes $50,000 a few cents at a time

When you setup a Paypal account and they give you a few cents into your bank account to verify its yours. There is the temptation to open numerous accounts to slowly build up money. Its now been done. http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/201252/hacker-takes-50000-a-few-cents-at-a-time.html
by Rey
Fri Apr 11, 2008 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Aliens found in Roswell
Replies: 12
Views: 2359

Aliens found in Roswell

This is the real things folks straight off from a government its self http://www.ice.gov/pi/news/newsreleases/articles/060829roswell.htm ICE arrests 15 aliens in Roswell working for U.S. military contractor ROSWELL, N.M. - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) special agents today arrested ...
by Rey
Wed Mar 19, 2008 1:50 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Arthur C. Clarke Dies Aged 90
Replies: 19
Views: 2650

Re: Arthur C. Clarke Dies Aged 90

http://depletedcranium.com/ In an appropriately poetic twist, Clarke died on the 19th of March 2008 at around 1:30 AM. As of the writing of this post, it is currently only the 18th in the most of the western world. In death as in life, Clarke was one step ahead of most of the world. He died tomorro...
by Rey
Mon Feb 18, 2008 3:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your name an anagram of?
Replies: 384
Views: 54615

Re: What is your name an anagram of?

I found there is only one anagram that makes sense from my name.

I am the Zinc Starship
by Rey
Sat Feb 09, 2008 1:00 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: God dammit America
Replies: 90
Views: 9043

Re: God dammit America

If you want to see something scary ask someone "What color comes after yellow in the rainbow?"

Some of the people I asked before were electronics students, none of them got it right.
by Rey
Sun Dec 30, 2007 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Starting Electronics
Replies: 3
Views: 1582

Re: Starting Electronics

I only have a couple of things to add to what Magitek already said. For the kits you may want to look into http://www.ramseyelectronics.com as well as Fry's. They carry a lot of the vellman kits and there own line of them. From the sounds of it you may want to look into one of there 300 in 1 kits. I...
by Rey
Tue Dec 18, 2007 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Transistors - am I understanding this right?
Replies: 9
Views: 2144

Re: Transistors - am I understanding this right?

http://computerchistmas.com is your friend There is a real nice artical on building an SSR. It uses a MOC3010 which is basically an LED and a 120v sensor built into a chip. Building 1 SSR with this method usually costs less then $2.00. Also if you want a simple and old parallel interface box
by Rey
Sat Dec 15, 2007 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Caps on, Caps off
Replies: 9
Views: 2507

Re: Caps on, Caps off

Both OpenOffice Writer and Ms word have the option to change case. You might be able to Macro something with on of those programs. If you have windows you could use a program called AutoIT to compile this: ClipPut (StringLower ( ClipGet ( ) )) Add a short cut to the program to your start menu then g...
by Rey
Sat Dec 15, 2007 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Ternary logic
Replies: 4
Views: 3559

Re: Ternary logic

Does this help?
http://www.trinary.cc/
by Rey
Wed Dec 05, 2007 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Green laser experiment.
Replies: 4
Views: 1560

Re: Green laser experiment.

The Ethos:

I assumed as much didn't know all of the science behind it. I am still looking to see if it would work at all even though it will be less efficient.

Hip5: Yeah, I rigged up a clear plastic air soft gun like that before. It works great.
by Rey
Wed Dec 05, 2007 1:38 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Green laser experiment.
Replies: 4
Views: 1560

Green laser experiment.

I noticed that places (walmart) are now stocking glow in the dark paint buy the pint. I was thinking about painting some panels with it and using a green laser pen to charge the paint. I have seen http://youtube.com/watch?v=NBKFcNkGUH4 where they use a blue laser to charge glow in the dark BBs. Unfo...
by Rey
Thu Nov 22, 2007 6:23 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Finding out the hard way
Replies: 36
Views: 5189

Re: Finding out the hard way

Come on some of those pins are extra any way. I have ran a 369 pin Celeron before.
by Rey
Thu Nov 22, 2007 3:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Uh-oh. It's a Youtube party and you're up next. What do you show 'em?
Replies: 2153
Views: 750923

Re: Something on Youtube

From the Japanese anime series S.A.C. (Stand Alone Complex), a Tachikoma Mark 2 robot comes to life. It looks like a four-legged toilet and cackles away like an over-caffeinated schoolkid. According to Boing Boing Gadgets, Audiocubes is going to be importing it to the US first-quarter '08 and it'll...
by Rey
Sat Nov 17, 2007 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: fun hardware/firmware design projects
Replies: 27
Views: 3966

Re: fun hardware/firmware design projects

Its how it work in my bartending classes. Unless things have changed recently. Its the same thing that happends if you put a small hole in a plastic bottle. If the hole is small enough both water and air will not flow through it. Poke another hole in it or remove the cap and the water will start flo...
by Rey
Sat Nov 17, 2007 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: fun hardware/firmware design projects
Replies: 27
Views: 3966

Re: fun hardware/firmware design projects

Not really the pourer is designed so that won't happen. Really you could get away with out pinching the pipe by only blocking the flow of air in.
by Rey
Sat Nov 17, 2007 2:59 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: fun hardware/firmware design projects
Replies: 27
Views: 3966

Re: fun hardware/firmware design projects

... Tipped bottles would have a limited number you could pour, in place into any given target. I completely agree with you. Thats not what I am suggesting though. My idea is to keep the bottle pretty close to upside down at all times. The Pourer which is designed with two holes one for air one for ...
by Rey
Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: fun hardware/firmware design projects
Replies: 27
Views: 3966

Re: fun hardware/firmware design projects

I am only thinking 1 servo for each container plus one for the main dispenser. This isn't taking account for shake/stir. How would it be setup with pumps to use less?

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