Monthly Archives: August 2011

leaving IBM

Today was my last day at IBM Almaden. I’ve been walking into the same building 5 days a week for about 9 years now. It’ll be weird to not do the same next week. In my time here, I have … Continue reading

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LTFS Format Specification and Open-Source

In an earlier post I mentioned that prior to the introduction of LTFS an application typically relied on proprietary APIs to read and write data tape. These proprietary APIs typically have used proprietary data formats on the tape media. These … Continue reading

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Problem with video-stream playback in OS X Lion (10.7)

My home IT infrastructure includes an Apple Mac Mini computer that is used as our media server and primary playback machine. The Mac Mini is connected to a 1080p LCD Television, 1GB LAN, and accesses a NAS for media storage. … Continue reading

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