Category: Computers

  • Randy Pausch passes away

    I was sad to learn today of Randy Pausch’s passing. Randy Pausch was of course huge in the game industry, as one of the founders of Carnegie Mellon’s well-known Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) lab. My interaction with Randy was years and years ago, when we were both getting involved in the budding virtual reality scene, […]

  • Computer Hungry, Need Power!

    Last week we were having some storms here in San Francisco, so I plugged my XP machine into a monster back-up power unit, an APC Back-UPS XS 1500. It’s supposed to be good for 900 watts, which is good since my previous decade-old back-up unit was only good for 450 watts, and you know, computers […]