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Change in jobs

Hey everyone..

Short post, but important (probably the most important)..

Starting 5 Aug 2005, I will no longer be working for the RCERT-S. I will instead, starting 8 Aug 2005, be working for: SOURCEfire, the makers of Snort. The IDS.

Pretty much anyone who reads my blog is going to know who that is. But I just thought I would let you all know.

PowerMac G5 Review (cont)

The only change I made was to go to Spotlight, search for "Quartz" and open "Quartz debug". I enabled Quartz 2d extreme mode (from the drop down menu) and then went about my merry way. Believe it or not.

It made it even faster.

PowerMac G5 Review (cont)

The only change I made was to go to Spotlight, search for "Quartz" and open "Quartz debug". I enabled Quartz 2d extreme mode (from the drop down menu) and then went about my merry way. Believe it or not.

It made it even faster.

PowerMac G5 Review

Okay, I've had my PowerMac for about 2 weeks now, and I thought I'd go ahead and write my opinion.

First, let me give you a rundown on the product I own:

PowerMac PPC Dual 2.0 G5 Processors (64 bit processors)
512 MB of RAM
9650 AGP ATI Video Card
Sony DVD RW (Writes DVD's and CD's)
Dual Firewire, Triple USB 2.0
Max OS X 10.4.1 Tiger


So, it's a pretty high speed machine.

First things first.. This thing is fast. This is easily the fastest computer I have ever used. When I click on something, it appears. The only thing that takes a bit of a minute to start is "America's Army" (The Game).. but.. it's a 3-D Game!!

Okay..

MOUSE:
I ditched the Apple single button mouse. That thing stinks. It's touch sensitive, you can't rest your hand on it, it will click. Kinda stinks. So I had a spare USB logitech mouse sitting around here, plugged it into the back of the Apple Keyboard and it worked immediately.

KEYBOARD:
It's the typical Mac keyboard that …

Tennessee

I recently (this past weekend) took a trip to Tennessee. I would like to that the Department of Motor Vehicles and Transportation Bureaus for keeping the roads relatively free of traffic. The trip was a delight, and despite what other drivers thought, it was a great drive. Thanks!

On the other hand, I had a great time up there, and look forward to returning!!

Tennessee

I recently (this past weekend) took a trip to Tennessee. I would like to that the Department of Motor Vehicles and Transportation Bureaus for keeping the roads relatively free of traffic. The trip was a delight, and despite what other drivers thought, it was a great drive. Thanks!

On the other hand, I had a great time up there, and look forward to returning!!