Wed
Jan
14

2009

Moving large amounts of data between servers.

Another bit of self-documentation, but perhaps useful to others as the other mini tutorial on moving big MySQL db’s around was.
This time the topic is moving large amounts of files/data from one server to another directly, rather than lots of downloads/uploads.

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Mon
Jan
12

2009

Playing with web servers

“Too many web servers is never enough!” Dunno who said that, but they are a man after my own heart…

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Thu
Jan
01

2009

Terrific Typography

Every now and then you discover little nuggets of joy in amongst the dross on the web.
I’m happy to be labelled a font junkie, but I’m also getting much more fussy and picky in my choice of fonts. This discovery had me salivating over my keyboard:

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Sat
Nov
29

2008

The newest family member

For years we were a family with loads of pets. I think the record period was when we had five dogs, three cats and numerous goldfish.

But time and natural causes take their toll, and now there’s just the smallest dog left (Tasha), and the ancient cat who refuses to gracefully go where ever cats go when they die.

But the time has come to add another to the Atwood collection again.

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Mon
Oct
06

2008

My new best friend - Nokia E71

People who know me know I love gadgets and geeky stuff of all kinds.
But I need to feel they have a constructive purpose and usefulness, and not just be a piece of frippery.
So mobile phones fit in nicely to this category – packed with geeky features, but productive as well…

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Tue
Sep
09

2008

How to sell fonts

Fonts

Are you paying attention Adobe?

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Fri
Jul
18

2008

Papal humour?

WYD

Papal humour… so much (good natured) opportunity…

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Thu
Jun
12

2008

A win for the little people

Ebay: holding us to ransom

After posting a rant here, it’s very good to read that the ACCC has rejected Ebay’s attempts to force PayPal on users in Australia.

Excellent news indeed.

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