Unboxing of the TI Stellaris Family Development Kit

Back in October 2010 Texas Instruments ran a special on a Stellaris Family Development Kit (Basically a small robot kit with lots of goodies). The special was almost too good to be true and it was quickly posted on HackADay.com! Thousands of Hack a Day users, including myself, hammered the TI servers and jumped at the opportunity to snatch one up. The only problem is, it was too good to be true! Or it least it was SUPPOSED to be too good to be true.

The Green Bay Packers are Going to the Super Bowl!

It’s been a long time since the Green Bay Packers have been in the Super Bowl! About thirteen years too long! Well, their time has come again and the Green Bay Packers are going back for their chance at the biggest title in the NFL… World Champions!

Adobe Flash Player 'FP_AX_MSI_Installer' Installer Error

UPDATE: I have just released a script that automates the fix documented below. You can find the script here. Please make sure that the issue below applies to your situation. I take no responsibility of any damaged caused by running it!

SETI@Home User Of The Day

I almost missed another one of my small moments in the spotlight! My cellphone battery had died and I hadn’t taken the time to turn it on until about 8pm on December 29th, 2010. Once I did I had a nice surprise! SETI@Home had chosen my profile (out of 1,144,744 users) to be featured as their user of the day on their homepage!

PowerShell Script to Audit Printer Queue Usage

Update 2011-07-06: Support for Windows 2008+ servers has been added as well as handling stand-alone vs. clustered servers.