Building with Laterite

Laterite is a beatiful gold-and-red coloured stone, with a wonderful earthy tone, that was very commonly used as a building material in Kerala, India, as well as other parts of South Asia. It can be left exposed without plastering. Laterite will always be sort of rough-hewn, because it is an agglomerate, unlike granite which is…

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Thank you, Lexxion and Black x

This excellent post on hacking the Intel 82852/82855 GM/GME driver to work with Windows 7 worked for my 6 year old VAIO VGN-T17GP. I installed Windows 7 and was desperately looking for an appropriate driver for its flat panel widescreen LCD monitor. Intel has no version of this driver for Windows 7. Intel 82852/82855 GM/GME

Relative Value of Money and Time

Somewhere on YouTube, I saw a video where Roger Hamilton talks about the relative value of time and money. Since they have none, poor people place a very high relative value on money. A few hundred dollars means a lot to them. A wealthy person would place relatively less value for the same amount of…

ErrorFix Scam

There is a an application that purports to be a registry cleaner - called ErrorFix - IT IS A SCAM - and will seriously compromise your system. Do not download and install this malware. Strangely enough ClickBank continues to offer it as a legitimate affiliate product - has no-one ever informed them? Please see this…