Orange Donglebangs

Orange Donglebangs are not at all useful but since I need a phrase to test out some PPC (Adwords) stuff, they are really useful.

Now Google, be so kind as to index this please, kthxbai.

Update a minute later – thanks Google, you indexed this in about 30 seconds.

Orange donglebangs

And a few minutes later we get a full post index and an advert:

orane donglebangs

Become an affiliate high roller

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Mac Chrome full screen

View menu item of Chrome in Mac OSXWhen did this happen? I know this feature has been greyed out for a long time but today I stumbled upon it.

If you knew about this and didn’t mention it, well, that’s not very nice.

This is a really nice feature!

I’m so happy that I discovered it and “command + shift and F” is my new friend.

Stop WordPress spam

SPAM - it doesn't even taste good - why do it?Thanks for the SPAM! No really, I love watching my automation tag it as such. At the same time I get a blast reading some of the drivel that people are sending out via automated software.

First of all, the “spinning” technique you guys are using, it’s lame. Replacing {a word|a few words} like this is pathetic.

Second, the email addresses are obviously fake. Also, try harder with this. Make a database of emails with an associated pair name so you’re not sending a comment to my site from “Joe Adams” with the email address [email protected]… Really?

Akismet does a great job of stopping the SPAM. Also the built in stop words. All I have to say is “keep spamming me”, because this is the only way I’ll get less SPAM. Ironic eh?

Trapped Cicada

Trapped Cicada #1, originally uploaded by b tard.

Our latest bug friend who dropped by tonight. These little buggers are responsible for the most annoying noise you will hear during the Costa Rica summer.

Alyssa calls the glass “the kill jar” but to date, we have yet to kill anything. They are always released to the outside from where they came.

Robots on Ventrilo

After 20 minutes of chatting you get the “ROBOT!!!” exclamation from everyone on vent. Or you could get the “Dude, just don’t talk”. Either way, here is a complete fix:

You need to replace the KEXT file AppleUSBAudio.kext with an older version. You do all this via “su” or logged in as root.

Here’s how to do it (re-written from here):

  1. Download the AppleUSBAudio.kext from 10.5.6 here.
  2. Unzip it.
  3. Open up terminal
  4. Make a backup of the existing driver by running the following in terminal
    [cci lang=”bash”]cp -Rp /System/Library/Extensions/AppleUSBAudio.kext ~/Documents/AppleUSBAudio.kext-BACKUP[/cci]
  5. Exit any applications that are using a USB audio device and unplug all USB audio devices. In my opinion, print this page and restart your computer and ONLY open terminal. Unplug your headset please.
  6. Unload the existing AppleUSBAudio driver from the kernel by running the below command in terminal.
    [cci lang=”bash”]sudo kextunload /System/Library/Extensions/AppleUSBAudio.kext[/cci]
    If you get an error saying ” not found for unload request” your fine. If you get an error claiming it can’t be unloaded because its in use (don’t have the text in front of me) then stop and go back to step 5.
  7. Remove the existing driver by running the following in terminal.
    [cci lang=”bash”]sudo rm -rf /System/Library/Extensions/AppleUSBAudio.kext[/cci]
  8. [cci lang=”bash”]sudo mv ~/Downloads/AppleUSBAudio.kext /System/Library/Extensions/AppleUSBAudio.kext[/cci]
  9. Remove quarantine (OSX Snow Leopard and Leopard):
    [cci lang=”bash”]xattr -d AppleUSBAudio.kext[/cci]

    You can see if it was quarantined by running this:
    [cci lang=”bash”]xattr -l AppleUSBAudio.kext[/cci]

  10. Load the new driver by running the following in terminal.
    [cci lang=”bash”]sudo kextload /System/Library/Extensions/AppleUSBAudio.kext[/cci]Note: At this point if you get an error like this:check the system/kernel logs for errors or try kextutil(8)Do the following:[cc lang=”bash”]
    chown root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions/AppleUSBAudio.kext
    chown root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions/AppleUSBAudio.kext/*
    chown root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions/AppleUSBAudio.kext/*/*
    chown root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions/AppleUSBAudio.kext/*/*/*
    chown root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions/AppleUSBAudio.kext/*/*/*/*[/cc]
  11. Confirm the new driver is loaded by running the following in terminal.
    [cci lang=”bash”]kextstat | grep AppleUSBAudio[/cci]

    The output should look like the following (the 2.5.8b13 is the important bit, some of the other numbers might be slightly different):

    sh-3.2# kextstat | grep AppleUSBAudio
    129    0 0x92cdc000 0x28000    0x27000 (2.5.8b13) <99 98 36 14 8 7 5 4 3 1>

WordPress 3.0 and Errors

WordPress 3.0 is Thelonious. That might sound a little scary or almost evil but it’s actually a tribute to Thelonious Monk. Most likely Matt Mullenweg’s over-interest in Jazz fueled that one. TL;DR about WP3.0 – it’s niiiiiiiiiiiice. Check new default theme on it too.

Now to google bot, go update these pages from cache please:

Page rank and MSN avatars. This is a shameless plug to get these pages updated in Google.

Need Backup Internet Service?

I need backup internet service to back up my already “sucky” internet service!

Here in Costa Rica the internet is terrible. At home it is OK but in the office it is always falling over. We are on a huge waiting list for Wi Max and until then we just have to suck it up. In Canada and the United States, we never really have issues with our internet connection unless we live in remote areas of the country.

At least in the more remote parts of North America we have options. We should all be glad about his because since I moved here, I am somewhat limited. There aren’t a lot of companies who specialize in dial-up internet and DSL service. We’re kinda tied here to the one service provider but things are about to change. Rumours of Comcast coming here and investing is huge right now. The same with the telecommunications monopoly also with five potential new companies coming here.

I wish we had the same flexible options here in Costa Rica that we have in north America.