Well, it was PaulZ’s (henceforth to be known as “TheMaltesePaulcon”) birthday yesterday, and JVL, Uli and I gave him his Canon Digital Rebel XT camera, his macro lens, photo printer and 2GB memory card. He is now ready to rock and roll. After having tried out his camera –just to make sure everything worked– and after checking in on Attila’s photo blog every day and seeing what he does with his admittedly superior Canon camera equipment, both
But we have other technical expenses to contend with. Once, we had four computers between the two of us – one laptop and one desktop each. Then, I gave my desktop to
So now, we need to try to get the hard drive info out of the old desktop and possibly relocate it into a newer CPU with more RAM and a better fan. I need to either find someone to fix my laptop, or else buy a new one and sell the old one on Ebay. And JVL has become convinced that a 500GB external hard drive is the solution to all of these problems, because then we’d never have to worry about losing data again.
I’m hoping to have a house full of geekily-inclined boyz over the weekend, and my desperate hope is that their combined nerdy brainpower can somehow help us to overcome these not insignificant computer obstacles. Aaron has already started working on finding a solution to the desktop problem, bless his little cotton socks, so now I think the big issue for me is what the hell to do with my laptop. Is it a dead battery? Is the fan dirty/sticky/broken? We’ll find out soon enough.
Tonight? I hang out with my DLLC girls,