7. He who laughs last probably made a back-up. - Murphy's Laws of Computing
Category: Other Articles
Tuesday 1st April 2008
Today, government spokesman Uma Head made a startling announcement - that there were too many foreign operating systems in Britain today, and something needed to be done. She declared, "Over the past decade or so, we have seen an unprecedented rise in the choice of operating system, at the cost of our own native operating systems."
Sunday 1st April 2007
Peacock Linux - the Galactic Operating System - aims to make the best of both worlds. It's the perfect amalgam between free and proprietary.
Saturday 30th September 2006
Spurred by the recent articles and comments online, many of them complaining about the lack of a Flash Player 9 for GNU/Linux, I've decided to add my views about Adobe, formerly Macromedia, Flash to the pot.
Tuesday 11th July 2006
Zenwalk is one of the up and coming distributions in the FLOSS world. Jean-Philippe Guillemin, the founder of Zenwalk, takes the time to answer some questions about Zenwalk and GNU/Linux in general.
Saturday 1st April 2006
Different people love Internet Explorer for different reasons. Some like the fact that it allows you to install all sorts of fascinating software. Some like its stability. Some like the innovative interface. In fact, these are brilliant reasons to love what is surely one of the most inspired computing triumphs of the past twenty years.
Friday 10th February 2006 - Sunday 5th March 2006
Sunday 18th September 2005 - Saturday 24th September 2005
While writing a guide for writing an Atom 1.0 feed, I found that my test news reader, Straw, couldn't read my Atom feed. At all. Mozilla Firefox could read the feed, but it only reads the title and the link - I wanted to check the many other details, such as the date and author, was working properly. And so began a long search...
Thursday 23rd June 2005
Different people don't like Internet Explorer for different reasons. Some don't like the fact that it allows far too much spyware and viruses through. Some don't like it's instability. Some don't like the lack of tabbed browsing. While all of these are good reasons to use something else, the reason I really hate Internet Explorer is that it does not follow standards.