Monthly Archives: August 2005

Audio codecs

Today as I received a .flac file from a friend, I "googled" for the matching audio codec and found:   http://www.illiminable.com/ogg/ What is nice with Direct Show codecs is that they are available to any player under Windows, so you’re … Continue reading

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Geeks…

So, when someone is newly born, what does the geek ask?   "What is the CPU? Intel hopefully?" (sic, today at work)

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RPG new babylone

Today with the same friends as yesterday we did an home-made RPG, which we call new babylone. The adventures take place in a tower-like city which ascenscion matches the social level of people. The glaucous ambiance of docks flavoured this … Continue reading

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Airsoft game

Yesterday afternoon and evening, I went with two other friends to an airsoft game. We drove about an hour and an half from Strasbourg to a military entrainment zone which the softair association has a permit to use. Although I … Continue reading

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Back in Germany, and France

I landed a few hours ago in Frankfurt directly from Narita. I was lucky and neither my train nor my flight in Japan were blocked by the Typhoon. The flight left Narita about an hour late, but that was all. … Continue reading

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Typhoon on Tokyo

A Typhoon will hit Tokyo in about 3 hours from now. It shouldn’t cause too much damage, but train and airplaine traffic will be highly disturbed. Already on my way back from diner meeting to the hotel, 2 train lines … Continue reading

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Sex life of specifications

When you let two spec (specifications) around too long, like in a Mt Fuji meeting, you finish by having one of the spec over another and both getting very excited. Then no longer than 9 minutes later you’ve got a … Continue reading

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Not much news

Yesterday’s meeting was interesting – we had lot of concrete discussions and very few procedural work or disucssion. We will have to continue the discussion on the main topic as one engineer who had to present some material lost it on … Continue reading

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Meeting postponed, ‘Super’ hotel

I got the Microsoft Engineer on the phone tonight but he was too tired to meet this evening, so we postponed

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Tools, software, etc.

Thinking about tools and software I use I thought I could get something for a post. Probably one that I write partially, then update several times.   Everyday, I use:   outlook: frequently contested, it still has a nice set … Continue reading

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