Archive for the ‘computers’ Category

One year on, comment spam

Ok, so this blog such as it is, is now one year old.  I suppose I’ve given up the blogging thing, some people are just not cut out for a life of blogging.
I’ve been getting some really odd comments recently.  I mean there is the standard comment spam, the urls look like someone mashed a [...]

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HTML 5 storage

Interesting post about html 5 storage.
I’ve been a fan of sqlite for a long time now.  I’ve had my issues with it but I’m glad to see it going places.  I’m not sure if one of those places should be exposed to the web, the article mentions the attack surface problem.  I’ve never really dug [...]

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Back from Canada

We’re back from our annual trip to Canada to see my folks. Two things I found out while in Canada.  Ebay actually does work sometimes and media center is crippled in Canada.
I bought my Dad a really nice slide scanner a couple of years ago on ebay.  It cost around $800.  He had over [...]

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Fun with Windows 7

I’ve been running windows 7 on my primary laptop, a dell 1330, since the release candidate came out.  I’ve had issues but I’m really happy with the improvements, especially the task bar changes and the multi-monitor hot keys.  The issues center around it not always resuming from standby.  About 20% of the time it blue [...]

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