Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Pictures of Bill Gates House

Here are some actual photographs of Bill Gates house, not just a cartoon walkthrough.
Several pictures of Microsoft founder Bill Gates house.
The 1997 total assessed value of the house was $53,392,200 with the land value being $9,122,200.
The house encompasses more than 66,000 square feet which is equal to 1.5 acres.
The major rooms include seven bedrooms, 24 bathrooms, six kitchens, and six fireplaces.
Other features include a swimming pool, a grand staircase, a theater, a library, a formal dining room, a reception hall, conference facilities, offices, an exercise room, outdoor sports courts, and of course loads of technology.

Also, for anyone who cares, here are some pictures of Dell founder Michael Dell's house. :-)

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HOWTO: Install Debian onto USB Media with Encryption

Interesting howto from "Debian Administration" for anyone that needs a simple portable install they can take with them and boot to when they need it and not worry about revealing data if its lost or stolen.
This is a simple procedure for installing Debian GNU/Linux onto a USB key flash media. It includes several configuration changes but tries to stay as close to a default debian install as possible.
This is useful for administrators that need to carry sensitive information or people concerned about their privacy.

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Monday, October 31, 2005

Digg Gets $2.8 Million Venture Capital

MercuryNews reports: Digg, a new San Francisco Internet start-up, seeks to rank news items by letting people choose which stories they like anywhere on the Web. And it just received $2.8 million in venture capital from some big-name investors, including Omidyar Network, the outfit led by eBay co-founder Pierre Omidyar, Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen, and Greylock partners... [more] is a technology news website that combines social bookmarking, blogging, RSS, and non-hierarchical editorial control. With digg, users submit stories for review, but rather than allow an editor to decide which stories go on the homepage, the users do.

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Slackintosh - Linux Distro for Apple Mac

Slackintosh 10.2-final has been released! Slackintosh is a port of Slackware Linux distribution for the PowerPC (Apple Macintosh) computers and was tested / compiled on Apple iBook2 (G3 600mhz) & Mac Mini. Slackintosh's default desktop is KDE 3.4.2 and has a large range of software installed as standard including: Abiword Word Processor, Apache Web Server, Firefox 1.07 Web Browser, Gaim 1.5 Chat, Gimp Graphics Editor, K3b CD Writer, Koffice Office Suite, Mozilla Internet Suite and many more apps.

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