Category: Geekism

What I Mean Open Source

04/26/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi, Cleveland, Economic Development, Geekism
Couple days ago, I ranted about the lack of open source requirements in the Cleveland Wifi RFP. I tried to explain to CTO Melodie Mayberry-Stewart in a conference call when she first presented to Cleveland Digital Vision. I don't think I did a good jo… more »

Car Alarm I Shulda Had

02/19/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: personal, humor, rant, Geekism
NOW this would have kept my car home... and probably stopped the theft ring from operating in my neighborhood. I'll start working on one for the new old car after I replace its bald tires. From MAKE blog. more »

First Step in Open Source HW

A week or so ago, Ed Morrison asked the question on BFD whether Open Source principles can be applied to hardware design like it is with software and, with his help, economic planning. I responded in a comment that it already exists and is usually ca… more »

Lit cafe Poetry Pimp and Test

11/26/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry, Blogging, Geekism
As you may have noticed, I had updated the b2evolution blog software amd had to tweek the skin and css to make it work. I now have better anti-spam, less hacks to do what I wanted, and a load of other features. For example, I can post video like… more »

Get Out Geeks!

08/21/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi, Community, Geekism
Hey I'm talking to you, the guys (and girls) that never take their nose out the monitor. Sure you blog, read blogs (that how you got here), code a little ditty, boost the power on your radio card...but Hey! What about the rest of the world? Well her… more »

My Bio

07/06/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: personal, humor, rant, Geekism
I have to come up with a bio for the panel I'm sitting on at the TechMix conference in Columbus next week. I hate doing these things cuz I really don't feel like I've done anything that that anybody would care to listen to or that would help give me cr… more »

Walking Wifi

04/15/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi, Geekism
Via Maker Blog, I liked this backpack mobile mesh wifi set up. After Hurricane Katrina hit, BellSouth announced that it would take 3 months to restore phone lines. Volunteers using WiFi gear were able to connect churches and community centers within… more »

A True Geek Night

03/17/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Cleveland, personal, humor, rant, Geekism
Thursday nights at the Literary Cafe have sometimes degenerated into a geek night with a row of laptops taking advantage of the free Wifi. We usually wondered what would we do if someone interesting came in, ie a beautiful woman. (Last night we watche… more »

No Comment

03/16/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Blogging, Geekism
I've closed comments on all posts since I'm getting hammered by comment spam last nite and today. How they found a way around the anti-spam layers I have for B2evol, I have no idea. You can still email me with your love/hate messages. more »