Archive for November 2006

Ministry of Transportation

Friday, November 24th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 19:42

This Ministry of Transportation was shot in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi by Geert Joiris. [It] brings out the conflict between a symbol of progress and its current state of decay. (via we make money not art)

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Enhanced Commenter Spy 1.1 Available

Thursday, November 23rd, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 00:22

The version 1.1 update to Commenter Spy now uses GeoMapLookup — a service to display the geographical location (via Google Maps; coordinates provided by MaxMind’s GeoLite City) of the IP address used by your visitor who left the comment. Additionally Counterize IP URLs are now supported so you can locate your visitors who took a […]

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GeoMapLookup: Find That IP or Domain on a Map

Thursday, November 23rd, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 00:02

I’ve finally created my own geolocation application I wanted to have for a long time. It is a web application to show the geographical location of your current IP address on a map. An elegant solution is possible using Google Maps and MaxMind’s free GeoLite City database. You can either visit GeoMapLookup to do a […]

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Commenter Spy for WordPress

Monday, November 20th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:46

Have you ever wondered where all those nice folks came from (geographically; not in terms of referring website) who leave comments on your WordPress blog? This basic WordPress plugin uses JavaScript to change the URL used for the WHOIS request that is triggered by a click on the IP addresses shown on your blog’s Manage […]

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Your iSight is (not) Spying on You

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:12

Quartz Composer — the groundbreaking graphics development environment that allows you to explore the incredible power of the graphics stack of Mac OS X Tiger as Apple puts it — can also use your iSight camera’s input and manipulate it in different “groundbreaking” ways. Although older than a year this manipulation technique is still very […]

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Ambient Noise Reduction in Mac OS X 10.4.8

Monday, November 13th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 00:53

While looking at the System Preferences of my new MacBook Pro C2D running Mac OS X 10.4.8 I’ve noticed an option called Ambient Noise Reduction (Sound preferences) to reduce all that noise you don’t want on your recordings or in your audio/video chats. I couldn’t remember to have seen this option before and checking my […]

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The Most Desperate Kiwi

Sunday, November 12th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 15:54

Kiwi! by Dony Permedi.

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Migrate to a New Mac in 10 Steps

Saturday, November 11th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:35

This article describes the preparations I made in advance to the migration from my old PowerBook G4 (Aluminum) to a shiny new MacBook Pro C2D (both running Tiger) and the steps required to migrate your data. It is intended to help you prepare some things while waiting for your new Mac to arrive and to […]

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Finally: Speed!

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:47

This is my 42nd post. Makes sense. ;-)

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Solve the Rubik’s Cube — Guaranteed

Thursday, November 2nd, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 06:14

You can solve the Rubik’s Cube from any mixed up position by following the Doing The Cube instructions.

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deUncategorize 1.1a: Firefox Bugfix

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:40

The purpose of deUncategorize is to deselect the default category set under Options — Writing (Uncategorized per default) if any other category is selected while writing or editing a post on your WordPress blog. The 1.1a release contains only one bugfix to make this plugin Firefox compatible again. deUncategorize 1.1a (November 1st, 2006): changes since […]

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A Long Wait Ahead

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 00:27

Well, not really long but long enough to try the Delivery Status widget.

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