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I’m still here

September 13th, 2010 No comments

Well its been a while since I last posted, but I’m still here. Infact I’ve just realised that xkcd has stolen my plans for world domination.

XKCD - Password Reuse

I’m only kidding, what would I do with all that information? I have enough princes offering me the opportunity to help them move money out of West Africa! Alas, OpenSolaris is now dead (RIP dear friend), we’re eagerly awaiting word of OpenIndiana and The Illumos Project to see where things are going to go. The Android momentum has picked up and Windows Phone 7 is just around the corner!

I’ve also changed my jobs and now I’m working for Readify as a Senior Developer. A company full of talented bright people (the author of Autofac or Paul Stovel of Magellan fame for instance) & skills in so many different areas I’m ashamed to be even be seen in the office – which is a great thing because we’re a mobile office (some day!). You might even see me at a few local Australian developer events now and I’ll be sure to advertise them when I come across any.

Essentially, its back to the days of being more involved with the developer community, times have changed since Developerfusion (for one, we have StackOverflow) and getting into up and coming technology – which this time around is Windows Phone 7. So I’ll be starting a series of posts on Windows Phone 7 as well as Android soon.

http://www.illumos.org/
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xkcd goes CLI!

April 2nd, 2010 No comments

This is cool, xkcd is now command line based! Try it!

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to everyone!

December 25th, 2009 1 comment

Wishing everyone a safe and Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year. Hard to believe we’re already at 2010 and every year we’ll be calling it twenty-something.

xkcd

http://xkcd.com/680/

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xkcd: Nachos, the end of an era, Geocities closes.

October 26th, 2009 No comments

Well a special xkcd comic today to the theme of Geocities, the free website hosting company almost any nerd cool guy/gal made their mark – including yours truly somewhere down SiliconValley (97/98). Around that time, most of the javascript was thanks to The Javascript Planet, the CGI-Scripts were mostly from Matt Wright‘s ScriptArchive and most webmasters had a Fido7 script somewhere. After musing with GeoCities for a year or so I moved over and did what anyother kid would do, made a games site on FreeServers called GamesGalore. Essentially I reviewed demos I got from the PCGamer magazine at the time ($15 a pop!). Made no money but it was all good fun.

The days of marquees, ‘optimised for Netscape or IE’ camps, frames (GamesGalore had it!) and lots of flashing animated gifs, because that was where it was at.

No point pasting the comic here, check out xkcd and enjoy the memories.

I swear that’s the only time you’ll ever see a marquee or a blinking text on this site!

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xkcd: Surgery

October 3rd, 2009 No comments

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Source: http://xkcd.com/644/

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xkcd: Creepy!

September 28th, 2009 1 comment

Source: http://xkcd.com/642/

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xkcd: Branding, browsing interwebs without Adblock Plus

August 17th, 2009 No comments

xkcd - Branding

So I guess you better download it now!

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Boffins get 1,000,000 Linux Kernels running as virtual machines!

August 4th, 2009 No comments

Thats right, that wasn’t a typo. Some crazy boffins at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, have run more than a million Linux kernels as virtual machines out of which 20,000 can be run simultaneously! Why on earth would they attempt such feats?

Prehaps this XKCD may jog your memory

XKCD: Networking

Yep, just about:

The technique will allow them to effectively observe behaviour found in malicious botnets, or networks of infected machines that can operate on the scale of a million nodes.

Insane!

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xkcd: Porn

June 17th, 2009 2 comments

xkcd: Porn

(Source: XKCD)

Ah the days of dialup porn, and way before my time, the days of ASCII porn on BBS. But just when you think the entire world is turned on by broadband (in the case of Denmark, The Netherlands, Japan & South Korea et al having ridiculous interweb speed) turns out there are still some trying to get their fix on dialup. Indeed, the internet is for porn.

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xkcd: Android Girlfriend & Latitude

June 12th, 2009 No comments

xkcd android girlfriend

xkcd Latitude

Jai-ho my web 2.0 pals, its friday!

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