Archive for December, 2005

Man machine interface

Monday, December 26th, 2005

I just came up with the idea that cognitive neurosciences can be described as reverse-engineering the man machine interface from a machine perspective. Witty, huh? :-)

Electromagnetic Radiation Hazard

Friday, December 16th, 2005

The other day, when I was fooling around with my AirportExtreme: root@3jane:/home/mjordan# iwlist eth1 txpower Warning: Driver for device eth1 has been compiled with version 19 of Wireless Extension, while this program supports up to version 18. Some things may be broken… eth1 unknown transmit-power information. Current Tx-Power=805470560 dBm (2147483647 mW) That’s why I have […]

WLAN on my iBook

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

Thanks to the folks who reverse-engineered the specs of the AirportExtreme WLAN card in my iBook and thanks to the fine folks who actually wrote the driver I finally can connect to the internet by WLAN. It took me quite a while to find the correct firmware, though. fwcutter worked fine with wl.o (wl_apsta.o), that […]