Sussex Wired Eduroam 802.1x

I’ve previously used eduroam for WiFi on campus, but as with every new academic year, Sussex uni wireless is broken again. As such I’ve switched over to using ethernet, but noticed that 802.1X doesn’t automatically authenticate like it does with wireless. Some googling came up with the following, I can authenticate onto the network just […]

IP Filter

My ISP is TalkTalk who provide the following modem / router: Product Name SmartAX MT882 Software Release V200R002B021 Opal Firmware Release E.37.5.5 Release Date (2006-05-12) Batch ID RCC1P2.021.E3755 I’ve been having problems setting up BitTorrent, etc. The web interface has no documentation and according to some forums this modem has some features disabled. So I […]

Game Sales vs Game Quality

What’s the relationship between sales of the 1281 PS2 games sold in December 2006 and their corresponding Metacritic scores? High scoring games need good marketing to sell well. Most games are low quality and sell poorly. [EDIT: 2008-10-30] Graham passed on an Edge article from 2007 which comments the “Badly reviewed games that sold well […]

DPhil Funding

Well, today’s turning out to be quite a day for announcements. Last October I was supposed to start my PhD here at Sussex uni, but legal issues meant that wasn’t possible so I started working here temporarily instead. Although the funding won’t be coming from the original source the university have offered me a Graduate […]

Ubuntu Wii

Following some of the instructions on CWiiD I now have my Wiimote connected to my Ubuntu desktop. I accidentally followed the instructions for Gutsy Gibbon (7.10) instead of Hardy Heron (8.04) but it seems to have not caused any harm. Apparently this is all I needed to do, ~/$ sudo apt-get install libcwiid1 lswm wmgui […]