Monthly ArchiveJune 2007



Flying Nerd site 27 Jun 2007 10:51 am

Flying Nerd — 20,000 visits

In the last day or so, a significant milestone was passed here on flyingnerd.com: 20,000 visits!

This site came into being on 20 July 2005. (Posts dated earlier were Formula 1 rants that I had shared previously with a group of friends.)

Some interesting stats from the last two years:
* 208 posts
* 356 comments
* 2,968 attempted spam comments detected and filtered by Akismet (89% of all comments submitted to the site).

Music &Nerd stuff &Nerd stuff (technology) 09 Jun 2007 09:22 am

Re-Karma-fied

The replacement parts for my broken Rio Karma digital audio player arrived (from Karmalimbo in Canada), and the beastie is now repaired and working as well as ever.

Here’s how it all came together.

First, a picture showing the bits of my Karma after I’d opened it all up to find the problems (broken volume control buttons). This photo was taken after removing the case and disconnecting the battery (battery is the square, balck piece) but prior to removing the display and hard drive from the main (damaged) circuit board.

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