Navigating Moscow’s Metro, with Métro.

As I wrote in yesterday’s post, Nokia’s Ovi Maps was an invaluable tool to navigate the (not so) mean streets of Moscow. But the city’s vast Metro system is a beast unto itself.

Fortunately I had a little offline app that I’ve been using since my first trip to Tokyo in 2001. It’s called Métro — think of it as crowd-sourced navigation for mass rail transit worldwide…

Guest post: It’s not easy being geek.

As a geek, I run my own server, manage my e-mail delivery software, fiddle with various security programs and write my own bash scripts. Don’t look at me funny, it’s not like I’m doing something so surprisingly different: some people like to cook fabulously elaborate meals or have an incredibly manicured garden, others like to soup up the engine of their car so that it purrs like a kitten but runs like a cheetah. I like to run a server packed full of open source software…