Cellphone stuck in headset mode!

Today my cellphone got stuck in headset-mode. I mean really got stuck. Nothing seemed to work (reboots, hard reboots, all the ”standard” trix) .

I found out that there are some switch inside the hole for the headset plug that every now and then gets jammed and keep the phone from understanding that there are no plug in the hole.… Fortsätt läsa

Anti-spam for comments in WordPress

I have some problems with spam in the comment area in WordPress (this blog). So I started to look for a plugin that could handle this. I have seen that people use captcha (images with letters that you should insert when submitting a post) plugins but since I think that some people might have problems reading the letters I don’t want to use it.… Fortsätt läsa

TLLTS interview with Bruce Perens

The Linux Link Tech Show (TLLTS) did an interesting interview with Bruce Perens on the Linux World Expo (LWS). I recommend all people that are interested in software development or open source to listen to the interview.

Most of the interview is spent on discussing legal or licensing problems in the open source community and how Digital Rights Management (DRM) and software patents affect open source development.… Fortsätt läsa

Semester 5: Project Socio

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The fifth semester (at the IT University) I was part of a six person team that analyzed an existing application written for Mac OS X (in Objective-C), with the ambitions to reuse as much as possible of the application, though changing requirements for it.… Fortsätt läsa

RSI: two weeks later

Two weeks ago I decided that I couldn’t continue to have a pain in my wrists any more. So I had some different opportunities where the two closest where to:

  • stop using computers more or less or,
  • really try to start caring about how I use my computer

I chose the last one, which at first thought seemed to hinder me from being into the software engineering or being into Linux and open source.… Fortsätt läsa

Why is there a need for Mono? (version 0.1)

We were given a task to pick a technique an explain it in the course Design of complex systems.

I choose the subject Why is there a need for Mono?

An article is available at: http://static.olalindberg.com/2005/051003_ola_lindberg_mono.pdf

Update:  This article was voted, by the people attending this course, to be one of the 3 best in this task… Fortsätt läsa