Slow Web

While combing through my WordPress dashboard this morning I was pointed by Matt in the direction of Jack Cheng’s article on The Slow Web.

The concept really captured my imagination; struggling in the present day and age to keep up with the ever increasing demand both to consume… [ Read More ]

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French Row

French Row

Photo of the the roof tops of French Row in St Albans, taken from the top of the Clock Tower

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kjo.sh

It will not be a surprise to some that I have bought yet another domain name, but this new one is a little bit special.

When tweeting we’re all accustomed to the shortening of URLs, most commonly using bit.ly, but in this day and age, personalisation is all the… [ Read More ]

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Hanging Basket

Hanging Basket

A couple of weeks ago I put up this colourful hanging basket outside my parents house. Let’s hope it’s bright appearance can keep the sun shining!

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Thought on Technology

I’ve owned this Nitin Sawhney track on CD for some time but as it’s good food for thought I’ve found the associated music video and posted it up here.

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WordPress in Education

Always keen to post when I find someone who’s using my Calendar plugin for something big or exciting, this week I received an e-mail from Adam Scott informing me that Calendar had received a mention in his book, WordPress for Education. If you work in academia or… [ Read More ]

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Programmers vs Users

I was sent this amusing cartoon the other day, never have truer words been spoken!

programmers_vs_users.jpg

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Diamond Jubilee Street Party

Diamond Jubilee Street Party

While in St Albans for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee weekend I passed through a street party on Fishpool Street and sank a few ales

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Sunset on the JOG start line

Sunset on the JOG start line

As we set sail at the start of the JOG race we watched the sun set over the deck of Overlord

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Custom linux service at boot

So you’ve created a service in Linux, written a start/stop script for it, stored it in /etc/init.d/ and now you want it to actually run on boot/restart. This little line of code at a root terminal will do the trick for you.

update-rc.d <script> defaults 98 02

The <script> should… [ Read More ]

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