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Topic: Tech

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We have the power
2016-01-04 @ 13:37:00
There's "quiet" and there's "are you sure this thing is ON????" New power supply for main comp arrived and …

Let there be light
2015-03-08 @ 18:59:00

Security
2014-02-17 @ 18:50:52
This evening I've been going through ALL of my internet accounts changing their passwords. It takes quite a while as …

pr0n filters
2013-08-01 @ 19:03:47
I do wish politicians would stop trying to 'talk tech'. What I want from my electricity, gas, water, phone, and …

IPv6 down
2011-12-27 @ 20:32:00
It being a 'season'able few days where one isn't necessarily pushed to do work stuff, and not being at home …

b0rkken
2011-12-07 @ 00:54:00
Yes, I discovered earlier today that I had broken my install here. Mea Culpa. I hadn't realised earlier …

Task done.
2011-11-17 @ 23:32:00
A while ago I started on what has turned out to be the long process of making everything I do …

Enough being sufficient
2011-10-04 @ 12:07:00
ok, I'm admitting a level of defeat here and making it harder to post a comment. …

Expensive hobbies, general updatiness
2011-09-23 @ 17:21:00
(I initially titled that "expensive hoppies" which gave me visions of lots of energizer bunnies everywhere. …

Blast the English (language)!
2011-06-15 @ 11:09:00
When searching online you have to guess how a website which might have what you are seeking has chosen to …

Onward the Future
2011-05-27 @ 14:03:00
We're fast approaching World IPv6 Day in June and, after a few hiccoughs, my servers now have an allocation of …

Tweeted
2011-03-18 @ 23:48:00
Late this evening† I received an email from Twitter confirming that I had been un-suspended. Somewhat worrying though was that …

Reputation redux
2011-03-17 @ 16:24:00
I have - 90 hours after submitting the ticket! - had a response from twitter support regarding the suspension of …

Reputations
2011-03-14 @ 18:04:00
Specifically, mine. It is now over 21 24 hours since I was suddenly and unexpectedly disconnected from Twitter without notice …

Twitter silence
2011-03-13 @ 20:20:00
Well this is a worry. After watching this afternoon's RedSox game - which we sadly lost, but then it is …

Coming in June
2011-02-06 @ 13:53:00
This year has already seen the exhaustion of the IPv4 address supply and the move to the future - IPv6 …

A little more time
2011-01-01 @ 11:54:00
I just snapped a shot of the offsets of my time server since I changed over the box]. …

Time
2010-12-29 @ 15:21:00
My public timeserver has been playing up a bit lately, but I've not been certain whether it is a machine …

Too cold for comfort
2010-12-02 @ 15:14:00
What with winter starting so early this year and the snow falling and making the landscape all pretty like …

BarCamp8
2010-10-28 @ 15:39:00
In just over two weeks I'll be attending another BarCamp in London. Whilst it will be the eighth London BarCamp …

Tech update
2010-10-18 @ 21:47:00
Popped home on Friday to collect some data I'd left there, otherwise I've been looking after my mum mostly. …

The eBuying bug
2010-09-27 @ 14:14:00
My mail server runs Zimbra, which is nigh on perfect for my needs (vast number of domains, vanishing few actual …

Diaspora
2010-09-25 @ 15:45:00
Wikipedia would have us believe that a diaspora is "the movement or migration of a group of people, such as …

Notes to Self, number 86986
2010-06-12 @ 20:10:00
86986. When reconfiguring a set of servers ensure that all services on them are working properly when you have finished. …

It's about the heat
2010-03-16 @ 16:27:00
I've been getting concerned lately with heat. The temperature kind, that is. With the increase in the number of servers …

Bye bye birdie out the window
2010-02-24 @ 03:49:00
I've been very satisfied with the beta and release candidates of Windows 7 but the lifetime of the (free) RC …

The tweak that broke
2010-01-21 @ 22:35:00
Yes, I had a little accident ;-P With the increase in technology came an increase in what I'd like …

Back on-line
2010-01-19 @ 02:04:00
Did you miss me? Over the last few days I've been upgrading the server kit I use to …

London #140conf - all it could be?
2009-11-27 @ 23:13:00
On November 17, @JeffPulver came to town with his 140 Characters Conference show, following in the footsteps of past 140conf …

Going v6
2009-08-14 @ 15:41:00
As it happens, my car is a V6. but I'm wanting here to mention the 'upgrading' of Internet Protocol to …

Zimbra
2009-08-05 @ 22:51:00
Here at AlisonW towers I run an installation of Zimbra Collaboration Suite (Open Source Edition) on a stand-alone server to …

BarCamp London
2009-03-29 @ 17:38:00
I've spent the weekend geeking out at the latest BarCampLondon in the lovely new offices of  …

Death nell for VHS
2008-12-23 @ 24:48:00
I have somewhere around 450+ VHS video tapes, nearly all recorded with stuff I thought was 'important' off-air during the …

Connections
2008-10-27 @ 18:29:00
With all the 'Web 2. 0' services come 'Friends'. They aren't necessarily people you've met face-to-real-face or even people you …

Privacy for pointers
2008-10-26 @ 16:19:00
Link-length reduction services like TinyURL, bit. ly and is. gd have been around quite a while now, but I've tended …

Servers and alcohol
2008-10-18 @ 19:42:00
Today I successfully moved my MySQL databases from a server in Pittsburgh PA to a server closer to home, UK …

God plays dice
2008-10-10 @ 11:02:00
"As we saw in the demonstration, when an intruder did try to listen in on  …

DOCTYPE
2008-10-08 @ 02:02:00
One can make good arguments about when to be 'Transitional' and when to be 'Strict' and whilst ever site should …

Why sharing is good
2008-10-06 @ 22:00:00
Speaking in July, security expert Bruce Schneier said: "As bad as the damage is …

Burn it!
2008-10-03 @ 22:48:00
No, I don't mean the man in the desert (though I did watch it this year from the comfort of …

Modules
2008-10-02 @ 14:37:00
As I've been having some problems accessing the main Chyrp site to update my modules there (and add a new …

Time passeth
2008-09-29 @ 23:10:00
So it is probably time for a second testing post? …

3 - 2 - 1 - Initiate!
2008-09-27 @ 14:24:00
I'm developing some ideas and code to extend Chyrp. . . come back when I sort it out to find …

HP: webOS 2.0 and beyond
2008-02-04 @ 17:22:51
I have a Palm Pre mobile 'phone'. As soon as it was announced I knew I wanted it - not …

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