Jozef Nagy's blog

How Auto-Focus Can Go Wrong

This Easter 2007 I gave my Nokia 50D to some friends and family members. Unfortunately (myself included), not everyone knows the first thing about taking a proper shot.

The 10 Commandments of Drinking (in Slovak)

We found this lying around our house the other day while rebuilding our bar. It seems fitting enough.

Come back soon for the English translation.

Spicy Cheese Fondue

This fondue recipe was pulled from It allows for significant variation in spiciness. It's a spicy combination of Monterey Jack cheese, sharp cheddar, beer, and garlic. I've reduced the portions by a factor of 1 so that these amounts will serve 4 easily.


  • Fondue pot


  • What to say during a meeting

    When confronted with the inevitable status request, here's how you handle it. As for me, I'm waiting until the next time I'm on a dysfunctional cross functional inter-disciplinary multi-focused team to pull this rabbit out.

    CPAC 2007 - A Video From "The Nation"

    I thought this video put together by a liberal journalist from The Nation covering the events of CPAC 2007 was amusing to say the least. For anyone that hasn't yet swallowed the coolaid of the Republican Party, view the video below. Whether you agree or not, it's fun to watch.

    Working From Home? Setup a good work area first.

    Working from home can be great. All you need is:

    How NOT To Use Your Camera's Flash

    I think my dog's left eye pretty much sums it up:

    Tortilla Dip Recipe

    This dip is absolutely delicious. It's not as thick as some cheese-based dips so it won't break the tortilla chips. On the other hand, you can't use it as a spread. It's a creamy, dairy based dip. The cumin adds that smoky flavor while the salsa and chili powder adds the smooth spiciness.

    Man Law

    We always hear "the rules" from the female side. Now, the guys' side of the story.

    Please note, these are all numbered "1" on purpose.

    1. Men are NOT mind readers.

    1. Learn to work the toilet seat.
    You're a big girl. If it's up, put it down.
    We need it up, you need it down.
    You don't hear us complaining about you leaving it down.

    1. Sunday sports. It's like the full moon
    or the changing of the tides.
    Let it be.

    1. Shopping is NOT a sport.
    And no, we are never going to think of it that way.


    ZoneMinder Digital Video Security Server

    Status: Ongoing
    Started: Early 2008
    Using ZoneMinder on a Linux server to monitor, record, and playback video from multiple security cameras. Currently testing various hardware configurations to determine where the greatest bottlenecks lie.


    When you delete an event through the web interface, it might not delete the files from the HDD right away. Allow it some time and it'll remove them.


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