Blogs and Wiki: WikiAndBlog

June 3rd, 2005

Because plenty of people don’t fully understand the terms ‘blog’ and ‘WIKI’: Blogs and Wiki: WikiAndBlog A great read and thoroughly useful to boot.

Catching up

June 2nd, 2005

After many years of procrastinating and using OU bandwidth I’ve finally signed up for a supa-fast 2mbps broadband service. It’s gonna cost me £20 a month but Stephen is paying that for 512kbps so it can’t be bad. Once it’s all installed I will finally be able to give this site a design and spring-clean. […]

Web fatigue

February 17th, 2005

I’m currently suffering from RSI in my right (mouse) hand. I think it’s from typing too much in a non-standard way. I’ve never fully got to grips with typing properly using the ‘f’ and ‘j’ keys as a base. My own fault. Must do better. Not only have I got repetitive strain syndrome, I’ve also […]

Nautical Napkins

November 12th, 2004

When I was nine years old I recorded my own radio shows using an old tape recorder and a copy of Now That’s What I call Music 13. Never got a show broadcast on air, though we did write a few letters to various local radio stations. Ocean Sound in Southampton even wrote back with […]

Windows Startup Control Panel

August 3rd, 2004

Anybody who’s lived with MS Windows for a couple of years will relate to the situation of waiting forever for your machine to boot each morning. One thing that contributes to this is the plethora of programs that are run at startup so you can quickly activate them when needed. Great if it only included […]

Turning the tables on Nigeria’s e-mail conmen

July 13th, 2004

This BBC article is hilarious: Turning the tables on Nigeria’s e-mail conmen. We all get them, this man had a little fun with them. Splendid!

Email burnout

April 6th, 2004

Is email really any good? I mean most of the stuff sent from computer to computer is spam and junk and useless guff. But every now and again you might want to communicate meaningfully with someone. But you find that their server is down (as it frequently is) and thus you’ll have to resort to […]

Green eggs and spam

March 11th, 2004

Microsoft, AOL and Earthlink are sueing spammers. Whilst a nice gesture, it wont make the problem go away. Im in the process of making my home email account only recieve emails from people in my actual address book. Harsh measures I’m sure you’ll agree but im getting way too much spam these days. What happens […]

Google what?

March 1st, 2004

There’s a UK comedian who does a show about google. I can remember exactly what the phrase is but it involves typing some words into Google and only getting one result. There are plenty of examples of this on my site. For example, type in “Bitterne traingle riverside diner” and you will (at the moment) […]

Beta testing Digital Guardian

December 8th, 2003

Because I’ve got an online account with Guardian Unlimited I can browse digital versions of The Guardian and Observer Digital Editions. Unlike the standard online versions of the papers this new facility allows the user to read the complete paper as bought in the shop, except online! There’s some clever technology being used that has […]