About MeI'm Michael Koby, and I love technology. I'm also a programmer, currently doing Ruby on Rails development for a small Houston startup. Here I talk about technology, programming, politics, movies, music, and anything else I feel I need to talk about. If you would like to know more, you can check out the About page.
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I just got an email from the lead developer on the Banshee project that my patch would not be used because it was a duplicate and it did not follow the previously discussed layout/options. Yes, I am little upset that my patch did not get accepted, however the bug that I was pointed to was merged in only 10 minutes later, so I at least got the feature I wanted out of the deal. Continue reading
This evening I decided that I would start spending some time working on my programming skills and since I have the Banshee source code checked out on my computer, I went ahead and started playing around in it. The end … Continue reading
I was going to switch from Beryl to Compiz today.Â The reason being because Beryl was originally a fork of Compiz and they are now merging the Beryl stuff back into Compiz.Â Downside is though, while Compiz might be more … Continue reading
Last night I discovered that I can upload photos to my image gallery via F-Spot. F-Spot is a photo management program for Linux. I think that the interface is based heavily on Google’s Picasa program. It’s written in C# and runs under Mono. Continue reading
I just found this great review of the Ubuntu Feisty Fawn Beta over on Digg.Â This review is a great look at both how far Linux has come and how far it still needs to go. The reviewer takes a … Continue reading
Looks like some of my favorite sites made the Bloggies Finals.
Congratulations to Lifehacker, Copyblogger, Pro Blogger, and the Huffington Post for making to the finals. I hope these guys can all win in their categories.
If you have not checked out the sites listed above, I highly recommend all of them for daily reading. Continue reading