By Mark O’Neill Great Britain is known far and wide for its inventing prowess. We invented the television, the telephone and penicillin amongst other things. But after a successful run, we didn’t rest on our laurels. Oh no. Now we can lay claim to the recycled circuit board cufflinks. Check out the compelling sales copy […]
By Mark O’Neill After reading Kiltak’s recent post on backing up and restoring a WordPress blog, I thought I would chip in with a WordPress issue of my very own. For the past few days, my WordPress blog, which is hosted by Yahoo Webhosting, has been “playing silly buggers” (as we Brits like to say). […]
In the past few weeks, I’ve tested a few disaster recovery procedures for [GAS], and I thought that sharing those with the blogosphere could be of value to a lot of bloggers out there. If you’re among those who’ve been religiously backing up their WordPress blog since day one, let me ask you a question: […]
By Mark O’Neill If, like me, you enjoy your daily dose of Dilbert, then you’ll be pleased to hear that he has gone all widgety on us. Dilbert’s daddy, Scott Adams, has produced free widgets of varying sizes which show the current Dilbert strip (in color!) and you can put the widget on your website […]
What is a botnet, how do botnets work, and how can you protect yourself against them? If more people asked themselves these questions, botnets wouldn’t be a problem in the first place. Interested in seeing first-hand what kind of attacks botnets can perpetrate, and want to know how to defend against them? Here is a […]
By Mark O’Neill The hidden flight simulator in Google Earth is not a new feature. But I had to delay trying it out as my computer last year was as fast as a constipated rabbit. However I now have a new computer so with the soundtrack of Top Gun playing in my head, I decided […]
Wiki this, Wiki that, Wiki here, Wiki there. You’ve heard about them, seen them around, but do you really know what they’re all about? The folks at CommonCraft recently produced this interesting video explaning what Wikis really are and how everybody can profit from them. Enjoy!
By Mark O’Neill One of the reasons I like the internet so much is the instant access to whatever information you need. Whether you immediately want to get in touch with a friend on the other side of the world, conduct international business transactions, watch the news in another country or simply find a recipe […]