Posts by Jesse Torres

Rodgerson Circle

My friend and former bandmate Junior (http://www.mem.com/Story.aspx?ID=2972800) passed away on April 18, 2009 and this post is about my memories of our cover band “Rogerson Circle”. I was in the band Rogerson Circle with Junior (year must have been 1998). This was an american cover band that only lasted a...

Signs of a good job gone bad

When I was in the midst of leaving my last employer and going to my current, I wrote an online article for BrainBuzz to help others see the signs of being stuck in a bad job and then what to do about it. Article Source: http://www.brainbuzz.com (retired) Signs of a...

Script detects infected files

In May of 2000 I was consulting for the McGowan Consulting Group (a.k.a. Strategic Business Systems) as one of two network administrators for Sikorsky Aircraft – Comanche Project.  I was still recovering from the work involved with preparring for Y2K and looking forward to see the movie “Gladiator” when I was forced...

Online Lego Set Building Instructions

What’s worse than losing a lego piece when trying to build a 5,195 Millennium Falcon?  I’ll tell you – losing the instruction booklets to build it.  OK, that exact scenario has never happened to me (I don’t have the luxury of owning $500 lego sets) but I have lost the...

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Join me on Xbox Live

If you play Xbox shooter games and don’t mind unnecessary roughness, join my friends and I on Xbox Live.

The explosion of JesseWeb.com (and it’s rebirth)

After I blew up the old JesseWeb.com, had a horrible time trying to restore, and an even worse time trying to find a place to host it, I boldy moved forward and created a brand new site using WordPress.  Hopefully you’ll enjoy the new site, features, etc.

Encoding high quality videos for XBMC

For high quality (low pixelization, smooth video, on a 46 inch 1080P LCD),  at a reasonable size (ex. 1GB per full length movie), with minimal effort (rip DVD in one app, encode in a few clicks with another): Animated videos like Spongebob Rip to single VOB with DVDFab Choose DVD...

Error Code / Error Levels

I hate when running a schell script or command, it errors, and an error code with no description is returned.  How am I supposed to know what error code “14080” means?  The info below should help out if you find yourself in the same situation. How to translate error codes...

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