Posts from ‘August, 2010’

Captura screen capture

The screen capture utility that comes with Fedora is fine, but if you want something even simpler, faster, and capable of saving images in jpg, try Captura. You can get it at

Find the specs for your AMD CPU

Max temperatures, etc: AMD Processors for Desktops: AMD Phenom™, AMD Athlon™ FX, AMD Athlon™ X2 Dual-Core, AMD Athlon™, and AMD Sempron™ Processor

Would you emigrate? Why or why not?

This story is an excellent conversation starter from a variety of perspectives. Any article, especially one based on a survey, that draws comparisons between large groups of people or places is ripe for debate. I see a number of flaws in this survey, as reported at least. First of all, it doesn’t include any information […]

Use of 3rd-person plural pronoun as 3rd-person gender-neutral pronoun: The reflexive

Here is an excellent discussion on the use of the reflexive 3rd-person plural when used as 3rd-person gender-neutral pronoun: Themself or Themselves? (Disponible en anglais seulement) Introduction As discussed in a previous article in Legistics, the plural pronoun “”they”” can be used to represent a singular antecedent that is gender-neutral and indefinite, for example, “”someone””, […]

Muro on-line drawing tool

Very cool indeed: deviantART Muro

Mama gorilla won’t share Nintendo

廣角鏡/猩猩母子搶玩掌上型遊戲機 | 國際萬象 | 全球觀察 | 聯合新聞網 「媽咪,拜託給人家玩一下啦!」舊金山動物園一名遊客的任天堂NDS掌上型遊戲機掉進猩猩區,母猩猩撿起來把玩,一歲大的兒子也想湊熱鬧,不過母猩猩看來顯然沒玩夠。最後,管理員用紅蘋果換回遊戲機。 (每日郵報)