I previous asked for a Google Wave invite, Ridzuan has kindly invited me. Later on, Google sent me an invite too. And then I got another invite by Google through a developer request. It all happen in a month and I suddenly have lots of invites to give away.
So who wants a Google Wave invitations? Just comment something like “I need a Google Wave invite” with your Google Accounts email address and I’ll send one to you soon.
There are times where some processes use too much resources. You can use “ps aux” to get a list of all the processes that are currently running. But what about having them sorted? Here is one way. This works in Ubuntu Linux.
Here is a simple way to tie your shoes so that they will never come un-tied when you don’t want them to. If you have kids, you can save hours of your life. This little little trick will also save you embarrassment and may even save your life.
World’s Best Shoe Knot
Don’t you just hate it when your shoelaces get un-tied by itself?
If you have trouble running ‘mysqlcheck’, you can consider using ‘myisamchk’ instead if your tables are MyISAM. This command can be performed without MySQL daemon running. This fixes the data in your file system directly and this has saved me once.
SourceForge, Inc. Changes its Name to Geeknet, Inc.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Nov. 4, 2009 – SourceForge, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNUX) today announced that it has changed its name to Geeknet, Inc. to more accurately reflect the company’s business and the growing market it serves. The name change also supports the company’s intention to expand the reach of its online advertising services into new categories.
“Renaming the company Geeknet is the latest step in our rapid transformation,” said Scott L. Kauffman, President & CEO of Geeknet. “Our new name is a more accurate articulation of our business. With Geeknet as our calling card on Madison Avenue, we are now able to clearly define the audience we serve and more effectively capture the business opportunity that we are addressing.”
The Geeknet network, which includes SourceForge, Slashdot, ThinkGeek and Ohloh, among others, serves a global community of nearly 40 million geeks each month. These tech-savvy professionals and enthusiasts are affluent, well-educated and command significant spending power. (Source: Geeknet)
SourceForge is a more widely known name as compared to Geeknet. I don’t really see how it would be better to change the company name to Geeknet.