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14 Nov, 2012

Smart bulbs (and other musings)

Posted by: Urban In: english|misc|thoughts

As a gadget enthusiast I instinctively clicked “Back this” when I saw the Lifx project on Kickstarter. I was torn, however, when I saw the public outcry regarding the founder and his alleged incapability to ship a cardboard box. I hesitated until the last day, not sure whether to keep the pledge or cancel it. […]

02 May, 2011

Pot pod noge

Posted by: Urban In: gadgets|thoughts

There is nothing like walking to get the feel of a country.  A fine landscape is like a piece of music; it must be taken at the right tempo.  Even a bicycle goes too fast.  ~Paul Scott Mowrer, The House of Europe Ko skočim na kakšen oddih, ponavadi pešačim, da na koncu dneva bolijo noge (ne […]

03 Oct, 2010

Izmerjeni jaz

Posted by: Urban In: thoughts

Dober Tedtalk na temo zbiranja podatkov o sebi (dolžina 5 minut). Ko bomo enkrat rutinsko zbirali osnovne podatke o naših telesnih funkcijah (temperatura, pulz, količina kisika v krvi1 ), količini gibanja, zaužitih substancah (kofein, alkohol, količina popite tekočine) in o posledičnem dejanskem počutju, bomo dobili zelo dober vpogled v to, kako optimizirati svoje dobro počutje. […]

27 Aug, 2010

Kje so GPS fotoaparati

Posted by: Urban In: gadgets|thoughts

Že leta gledam kako Flickr podpira geotagging (označevanje slik z geografskimi koordinatami); podpira ga Googlova Picasa, Applov iPhoto, in še cel kup drugih programov in platform. Vsaka slika iz fotoaparata že praktično od rojstva digitalne fotografije naprej vsebuje metapodatke v formatu EXIF, kjer je zapisan datum fotografiranja, zaslonka, ISO, in še cel kup drugih parametrov; […]

25 Jul, 2010

Nujno in malo manj nujno

Posted by: Urban In: thoughts

Moja objava za Obelisk Blog o nujnosti komunikacije: There’s urgent communication, and there’s one not quite urgent. As any time management book will tell you, every activity in your life can be classified according to both urgency and importance. There’s urgent and not urgent, important and not important (important to you, of course). You might […]



  • jaymemaurice: Old post - but you also lose out on a great multi-threading CIFS implementation by using Samba.
  • araj:  Thanks a lot for the reply and the suggestions will definitely help me.
  • Urban: Unfortunately, no.. I didn't have the slightest idea how to approach such post-mortem diagnostics. USB flash drives use wear leveling, which

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