I don’t know precisely what caused this blog to die, but a WordPress update I ran at the weekend which worked fine on the other blogs that I administer took a dislike to this one and corrupted it! Having recently written about the importance of backups, I’m expecting some people are wondering why it took […]
Hopefully everyone who owns a computer (laptop or PC, Windows, Linux or Mac) is already backing up properly but if you’re not, now is the time to start! A lot of people talk about a 3-2-1 strategy and that’s what I do too: 3 copies of each critical file using 2 media and 1 off-site. […]
I spotted this cartoon on a couple of websites (with no link back to its origin): It reminded me: isn’t the Ontario ban on drivers using cell phones coming in to effect soon? I checked a few sites and it appears it’s not law until October.
I haven’t posted very much this month, partly because of an aborted attempt at starting work (which means I’m back looking for a project management gig again) and then I had not one but two hard drives die on me! One of them was my main boot drive (Windows XP / Fedora Linux dual boot) […]
I was just listening to Net@Night episode 90: Leo and Sarah were comparing Firefox plugins and I thought I should share my list. It’s significantly longer than their lists, but then more is better, right? 🙂 Block the nasty people: Adblock Plus, firephorm, NoScript, SSL Blacklist Pretty up Firefox: All-in-one Sidebar, ColorfulTabs Pretty up websites: […]