"Thank you again for agreeing to participate in the upcoming in-depth telephone interview. I want to emphasize the importance of your opinions to our client, Microsoft. "You are one of only a few participants invited to take part in this research and your participation is extremely important. "You have been specially screened and qualified. If … Continue reading Microsoft Telephonic Interview
As mentioned in a previous post, I'm looking at implementing OpenID on NCANE.COM to replace the existing session and authentication module. I am battling a bit though with the OpenID PHP classes I found, mainly due to silly directory structures.
I implemented changes on NCANE.COM this week. Firstly, I converted the column that stores your IP address from TEXT to INTEGER, dropping the size of the database by 12%. Then I changed the way MySQL connections are working, because I managed to rack up a 40MB error log in the last month because of maximum … Continue reading NCANE.COM update
I’ve finished updating the blog to reflect the WordPress URLs, as opposed to the older SimplePHPBlog URLs, for related links to other posts. It took a lot less time than I was expecting! Now I just need to do the same on NCANE.COM.
I have an iPhone 3G. I have a Windows 7 machine at home. I have an iMac at home. I have a Windows 7 machine at work. The Windows 7 machine at work runs Outlook with Exchange connectivity, so no MobileMe. How do I keep all of these in sync with one version of the … Continue reading How exactly do I do this, then?
I was asked by a new customer to move their WordPress blog to a hosted solution from WordPress.com. After exporting the blog to their XML format, I thought I would have to manually download all 499 images and link them. WordPress, fortunately, is a little cleverer than that. A simple “Would you like to import … Continue reading Why WordPress rules more than you think it does
I’m now throwing my two cents in. M said it is recommended viewing for all South Africans, and I whole-heartedly agree. This movie can be analysed to death regarding its subtext, but I’ll just say this: it’s well-made. The special effects were hardly noticeable (and considering there was a ruddy great space ship hovering over … Continue reading District 9
Vista sucks. I believe that strongly. We've just recently got our Enterprise copy of Windows 7 so I started my upgrade yesterday. After the first reboot during installation, I was told I had a missing operating system. Damn, I forgot to decrypt the TrueCrypt system partition! Did that (back in Vista), restarted installation, and now … Continue reading What I’ve learned from my Windows 7 upgrade
I finally took the plunge. We’ll see how long this lasts 🙂