ArchiveMarch 2007

MAME Cabinet Update


Finally, I got around to making the monitor mounts for my 27″ monitor. I looked around for the proper mounts for ages with no luck. I went to Home Depot and bought fence brackets that I thought might work, measured and drilled some holes. Looks like it worked out pretty well. I also bought and updated chip for my “Opti-Pac(Optical Interface for Pc to Arcade Controls)”: so that...

Google Adsense


I signed up for a Google Adsense account. This is so that Google can place ads on a site and they share revenue with you when somebody clicks from your site. I am curious to understand how it all works and maybe put it on “Amy’s site”: since he gets a good number of hits. According to the docs on the Google pages, ads should start showing up in the bottom left of the site in the...

Windows Vista


I installed Windows Vista on my spare X86-64 box. The interface changes seem nice but unfortunately, I have a GeForce3 Ti200 in that box and it’s not a DirectX 9 part. It turns out that only DX9 and higher video cards are supported as anything better than “Standard VGA” video card. Too bad, since I was looking forward to checking out the “Aero” interface with all of...

Genealogy Software


I started looking at genealogy software again. I have plenty of options for editing “GEDCOM(GEnealogical Data COMmunication)”:gedcom files such as “Gramps(Free Genealogy Software)”:gramps and “MacFamilyTree(Family tree software for the Mac)”:mft but what I’d really like is something integrated into this site for viewing and possibly updating family tree...

Blog Update…


It’s time I started blogging again. I’ve wanted to get things updated and I’ve been working on it for a few weeks getting a theme I’m happy with. I’ll be cleaning things up over the next couple of days.

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