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Anything and everything vaguely internet related. Blogging, industry, social media: if you can find it online, I've talked about it in here.

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Eeeeeeeeee!

“Eeeeeeeeee!” is the sound one makes when something you’ve quite positively slaved over for hundreds of years has a fanlisting made to celebrate it! I don’t care how generally pointless they are, there is nothing better than knowing a person (in this case, Amelie) likes…

 |  Interwebs

Handy Ubuntu Apps/Links

In true chuck-myself-in-at-the-deep-end Jem style, I’ve been fiddling with Ubuntu again because there are certain things I want/need to learn. After spending several hours trying to familiarise myself with all the basic crap, I’ve started downloading some handy stuff that I figured I’d share, along…

 |  Interwebs

Use Your Direct-Linkers

Direct linkers are, quite frankly, the bane of the Internet. They claim images and other multimedia as their own when it’s clearly not, and use up your bandwidth. This is not such a big deal if you’ve got hundreds of gigabytes of bandwidth to spare,…

 |  Interwebs

Jemjabella ‘Branding’

For a long time now I’ve wanted to make some sort of consistent image for jemjabella.co.uk. A logo or type of branding that is instantly recognisable — much like the Coca-Cola™ bottles or the Nike ‘tick’. The problem with this is finding something that fits…

 |  Interwebs, The Pants Awards

Pants: phpeasystep.com

It’s that time again — I’m dishing out another pants award. This time it’s phpeasystep.com which, according to their meta description, will “Teach you step-by-step with easy simple php code”. Simple is the right word — completely basic, with no attempt at security what-so-ever, leaving…

 |  Geek, Interwebs, Parenting

A Mixed Bag

It’ll come as no surprise to most of you that Dooce’s recent entry on potty training immediately made me think of my niece. She has, over the past few weeks, started down the road of learning to poop in her potty (Charlie, that is, not…

 |  Interwebs, Updates

review: maxed-virtuals.com

There’s a new review up, of maxed-virtuals.com. Chances are you won’t have heard of it — it’s not part of the personal web “scene”. It’s a tutorial site with rather pants PHP tutorials (in particular), which is why I decided to review it.. The first…

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AWOL

I think this is the longest I’ve been without blogging for no good reason in ages! I’ve set a new record, hoorah. Although strictly speaking there has been a good reason. Me, being my usual standards-nazi self decided to use my new position at the…

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