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For no particular reason other than my own preference, I’ve moved my blog over to my domain, and you can find it here:

Still hosted through, but now attached to my domain. Fun times. =)



Believe it or not, that image isn’t animated. Look closely.

(I checked; I even converted the original GIF to PNG to make sure it wasn’t really animated.)

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image If you’ve ever tried using the “Disk Cleanup” function in Windows XP and been completely annoyed with how long it takes to run the “Compress Old Files” step, this article is for you. Just follow the steps below to disable the compression scanning step and have the disk cleanup complete in less than a minute (depending on your hard drive size)


  1. Open Registry Editor (Start -> Run -> regedit.exe)
  2. Navigate to:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Volume Caches\Compress Old Files
  3. Right-click on the “Compress Old Files” folder/key and choose “Export…”
  4. Save the registry file somewhere easily accessible (probably My Documents) so you can restore it if you need to later.
  5. Now, return to the “Compress Old Files” folder/key and delete all the values within it. (It should look like the image above)
  6. Close Registry Editor, open Explorer, right click on your hard drive (or other drive you wish to clean), choose “Properties”, then choose “Disk Cleanup”.

This should make things a ton faster!


Dear Mr. Weingarten:
Can you think of anything you know now in your fifties that you wish you’d known in your twenties?
David Gratz, a longtime D.C. reader in his twenties

(6) There is a reason that many young women are attracted to older men. It’s a trick we know. Once you know it, too, you will be able to combine the vigor of youth with the allure of age, and become a monster babe magnet for all those women formerly attracted to old guys like me.
(7) What, you thought I was going to reveal it? Don’t be an idiot.

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Anyone with a keyboard can get “access” to the world´s most secure computers. At least that´s what these unrealistic hacker scenes tell us.

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“He’s a militant who avoided any service of his own in the military and he has been most forceful in the last 10 years or more in fulfilling some of his more ancient commitments that the United States has a right to inject its power through military means in other parts of the world,” Carter told the BBC World News America in an interview to air later on Wednesday.

“You know he’s been a disaster for our country,” Carter said. “I think he’s been overly persuasive on President George Bush and quite often he’s prevailed.”

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Me!, originally uploaded by William WM.

Muh. I’ve been way too busy with work related ruckus to focus on my photography hobby. I’d love to spend more time and get more involved, maybe find a group around town (Portland, OR), a local class, or just some sort of inspiration. Flickr has been great for this in the past, but I barely get any time to look through groups and comment anymore.

If anyone reading this has any suggestions, even just something as simple as a cool idea for a composition, I’d love to hear them. Thanks!

openSUSE 10.3, originally uploaded by Computer Science Geek.


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The Nokia N95 and N75, among a few other Symbian 60 phones, use a Safari-based browser, and it appears that some apps built for the iPhone work on it. I don’t know if this is cool or rare, but the Nokia nerds sure think so. [ifono]


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e: I’d get a bunny if they weren’t so stupid.

me: They’re brilliant!

e: They chew extenstion cords!

me: So do you!

e: Yeah, but for me it’s a religious obligation.

me: What religion is that?

e: I’m not allowed to tell outsiders.

me: How do you know I’m not a member?

e: Obviously, you’d be chewing extension cords.

This guy is pretty fun to read, and he’s got some excellent musical
choices. This genre, in particular, uses Squarepusher (one of my
personal favorite artists since “Go Plastic” came out) as an example. I
could see Aphex Twin fitting in here too.

Experimental Jungle
aka Experimental, DrillNBass

“This stuff is so fucked up, sometimes my head explodes when I listen to it. A cacophony of unique sounds, snares, rolls, and complicated drum patterns makes this one of those genres you have to acquire a taste for. It blurs a lot with IDM, so expect to see artists making ample amounts of both. The difference between the two? One sounds more fucked up than the other. It’s up to you, however, to figure out which one that is.”

Flickr: willwm

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