Saturday, November 06, 2010


Sony PRS-350 eReader

sony prs-350

I bought one of these a few weeks ago, and have read quite a few books since, including:

- a MotoGP book called “Ring of fire”   (snigger)

- 5 Scott Mariani books about an ex-SAS guy called Ben Hope – James Bond meets Dirk Pitt

- “The Painted Man” by Peter V. Brett


… but one of the things that was REALLY naffing me off was the way that the Sony eReader software would not let me add pictures for the book covers.


I discovered Calibre but that free software puts the pictures in the wrong place, so after a bit of digging around on the file system on the eReader I came up with this robocopy script to sort things out:


robocopy K:\database\database\media\books K:\database\thumbnail\database\media\books /e


BBC interview with Valentino Rossi



Hmm, very interesting interview . I wondered after my earlier post whether Jorge Lorenzo was “playing the game” when he wore a yellow Rossi t-shirt on the podium while Rossi was out with his broken leg.

Looks like that hunch is true, at least from Rossi’s point of view. In the interview, he feels that Lorenzo’s gesture was not “hearfelt” because Jorge “is not (his) friend”…

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