software suspend (March 14, 2003, 0) - To get software suspend under Linux on the Sony Vaio U1, I followed
the instructions at http://www.spic.net/u1/linux/dl/ . I also copied
the ac adaptor scripts so that the Vaio changes power settings
Update: 2003.12.26: Hmmm, Forbidden.
I heart ultraportables! (July 27, 2006, 0) - The power adapter for my Fujitsu Lifebook P1110 gave up two days ago.
With the funny way my life works, an inconvenience like that turned
into a great opportunity to try out the Sony Vaio U1.
My dad used the Vaio as a wearable computer, strapping it into a
customized belt bag during his aerial photo shoots so that
Planner tip: What day is it? (August 25, 2005, 0) - I sometimes forget what day it is, so I changed my planner template to
something that fills in the day, too.
(defun sacha/planner-day-page-template ()
"Day page template for Sacha."
(let ((date (planner-filename-to-calendar-date (planner-page-name))))
(insert "Headlines for "
Moved to Vaio! (July 26, 2006, 0) - The power adapter on my Fujitsu Lifebook P1110 has just completely given up. Fortunately, my parents had given me the Sony Vaio U1 to use as a backup computer. After a day of upgrading it from Ubuntu Breezy Badger to Ubuntu Dapper Drake (that should teach me to deselect all of the GNOME packages before
“From PlayStation to Supercomputer for $50,000″ (May 30, 2003, 0) - A supercomputer that may be able to perform a half-trillion
operations per second has been built out of 70 Sony PlayStation 2
consoles for around $50,000 by researchers at the University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s National Center for Supercomputing …
This is probably why Dr. Rodrigo wants to look into that… =)