Patrick Dickey






The ad service that I use is updating their system.  So, until they bring it back online, I’ll have the white boxes in the sidebar—mainly because I don’t want to take the information out.  With some luck, they’ll start working again soon.  Otherwise, I’ll have to replace the code. The […]

You may have noticed the blank boxes



As you can see by the sidebar, I’m playing around with Twitter and various API’s for it.  Right now, I’m using TweetDeck for the most part.  On Kubuntu, I’m using Twhirl, as TweetDeck doesn’t work properly with KDE 4.x. If you haven’t tried Twitter, then I suggest giving it a […]

Having fun on Twitter




  Malware Gravitates to Social Networks This isn’t something new, as anyone who’s been on Myspace or Facebook knows.  But malware is definitely finding a home on social networking sites (digg, facebook, myspace, twitter, etc.) and causing problems.  The basic rule is that malware will go where the largest target-base […]

Malware Gravitates to Social Networks




This is an overview of Windows 7, including some of the dislikes and the features that Microsoft is offering. The public beta is in it’s last days for right now. Within the next day or two, you won’t be able to start downloading it, and by February 12, you won’t […]

Windows 7 Overview podcast