Jimi Hendrix backstage with The Rolling Stones (submitted by Ferdinand and Andrew)

Lenovo X220 IDE vs AHCI comparision with SSD Sata 6GB/s 9

I accidentally formatted my new x220 as IDE, so I ran some benchmarks of before : [zp src=”m4-crystal.png” album=”blog/CrucialM4/” width=”600″] and here are some now AHCI benchmarks. [zp src=”m4-crystal-ahci.png” album=”blog/CrucialM4/” width=”600″] resolution : AHCI + 6GB/s = faster then IDE!


I recently formatted my IBM x220 into IDE on accident, and wanted to change it from IDE to AHCI. This was a simple procedure, noted by MS : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922976 Exit all Windows-based programs. Click Start, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER. If you receive the User Account Control dialog box, ...

Craig Ferguson and Stephen Fry “There are some British people who are cool [Mick Jagger, for example], and then there are people like me who seem to be made of tweed.”

Disabling submissions for a little while in order to organize the posts.

Verizon Mifi 2200 charging via USB cable – turn off tethering 4

We decided to roll out a few mifi’s, and we did not like the fact they decide to go into tethering mode when plugged in, and not wifi. So I pulled one open, browsed settings and came up empty. I backed up the configuration and looked through a few of the settings, and one stood ...

Marlon Brando, James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte, Charlton Heston, Joseph Mankiewicz , and Sidney Poitier discuss the Civil Rights Movement, on the same day as MLK’s “I have a dream” speech. August 28, 1963.

Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Ricky Gervais, and Louis CK discussing comedy

James Franco interviews performance artist Marina Abramovic

Dean Martin and Goldie Hawn