Monthly Archives: November 2005

Hey, They Use TCP/IP Too!

Another good one from Bruce: SETI virii. Reminds me of the “negotiating with host” bit in Independence Day. Strange how the virus isn't evil when we're the good guys.

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Trackbacks Too Long

One thing about my current theme that was really annoying me was that my trackback URLs were pushing into the sidebar. Roller trackbacks are faily long, and there's no way I was going to go mucking about with the code … Continue reading

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Undocumentation

So it looks like I'm not the only one who's a bit annoyed about crappy API documentation. Even Microsoft can't get it right. And I'm not surprised. How many Microsoft developers have been on a creative writing course? Something to … Continue reading

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Slicing and Dicing

Back to the doctor today, I had to get a mole removed. They can't enough of me. The worst thing about minor surgery is the fact that you are conscious. Of course, the drugs are great and work really well … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Wolfram Warbles

An important and serious contribution to the advancement of the mathematical sciences. A new kind of ringtone!

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Make a Stand

So this weekend myself and the family, big culchies that we are, are off to the Dundrum Town Center (pathetic flash site – hello guys, HTML please) for a gawk. This is Ireland's latest and greatest “mall”, which includes a … Continue reading

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Textile Trauma

So this post is part of my continuing series on hacking Roller. I use the textile plugin when typing up most entries as it saves on the amount of typing you have to do. If I'm going to write up … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design: Herring Farts!

Oi! Kansas! You know who's having the biggest laugh at you? The Big Man himself. Hey didn't you guys try to redefine PI at one stage as well?

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Microsoft Makes Microcontent Magic

Microsoft's new extension to RSS is a pretty big deal. Now normally I would roll my eyes at yet another attempt to smother an open standard, but this time it's actually not so bad. You know an idea is in … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Just Stop Pressing, OK?

You're not going to like this.

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