Ubuntu, baby!

So. Karl was fiddling with Ubuntu on his Desktop PC last night and after stealing my wireless key managed to get it working on Linux. Wooh. I took the mega scary oh-my-god my-laptop-is-going-to-die step this afternoon and HOORAH! I am now a linux n00b! My wifi key picked up the network straight away, and well..… read more →

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A Microsoft Bitch and the Q*bee

I must confess I’m a bit of a Microsoft-aholic. Alright, their browser bugs the crap out of me and I could quite happily go on a ban-FrontPage rally.. but generally speaking I find their Operating System/s to be handy, easy to use and usually always immediate in their support of drivers. I use a legal… read more →

Dirty Geek Joke

There are advantages to being in a ‘geek’ couple: Karl: Ooh, a left boob and a right boob!Jem: My boobs are relatively positioned.Karl: Well, as long as the margins are the same..Jem: No, I think my left margin is slightly bigger than my right.Karl: So you could say that they’re marginally different?Jem: Or that I’ve… read more →

Obsessive About Validity

As it’s break time, I was surfing the lib dem/aboutmyvote.co.uk site for information on postal votes, and I noticed an “xhtml” link at the bottom of aboutmyvote.co.uk. Potentially impressive, but somewhat disappointing. I clicked the link and the site does not validate. So, being the nosy busy body I am I sent an e-mail to… read more →

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Death Upon FrontPage

FrontPage = slow, bloated-code producing piece of shit. What kind of skills will I get from replicating my previous assignment in FrontPage you dumbass curriculum creators? I hereby declare that I fucking HATE Microsoft FrontPage and wish death upon its creator.. or perhaps just FP. Yes. Death upon FrontPage.… read more →

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Work Experience

I may be somewhat slack in blogging over the next two weeks due to my being on work experience (which I’m sure I already mentioned?) Basically my job for the next week (at least) is to create a web front end for the college technicians which allows them to see what PCs need which custom… read more →

No Nofollow!

Link: NO NOFOLLOW Following Google’s recent rel=”nofollow” development which is being added to blog systems and the like in the effort to combat spam, there’s now a “no nofollow” website. Somewhat pathetically designed (edit 24th jan: it’s been redesigned) and unfortunately in German (with an English footnote), I don’t think it’s going to achieve anything.… read more →