Urban Mainframe

DarkBlue's Little Plot of Internet Real Estate

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A collection of articles describing various projects, events and other minutiae from my day-to-day life...

Quick Access: http://blog.urbanmainframe.com/

Customised Computer: Project Iceberg

Project Iceberg

Essays and image galleries describing my customisation of an off-the-shelf PC into a sexy, water-cooled computing powerhouse - a true urban mainframe.

Once the machine was built, I then transformed the Windows XP GUI in to a clone of Apple's Mac OSX, using low-cost and free software.

Includes a forum dedicated to topics relating to computer case-modding...

Quick Access: http://modding.urbanmainframe.com/


Urban Exploration

Exploring the majestic nooks and crannies of the urban world...

derelict factory

Quick Access: http://urbex.urbanmainframe.com/


Bored, restless, lacking motivation? It's time for a virtual vacation - come and waste some time in this digital playground...

Alternatively, why not strike up a friendship in the Salon, the open, uncensored discussion forum?

Quick Access: http://distractions.urbanmainframe.com/

"When I give a lecture, I accept that people look at their watches, but what I do not tolerate is when they look at it and raise it to their ear to find out if it stopped."
- Marcel Achard