Somin VS Tucker

I happened to catch a short interview on Tucker Carlson Tonight where he interviewed Ilya Somin, a professor at George Mason university. I’ve seen Tucker struggle before but this was special and demonstrates exactly how someone with opposing views needs to conduct themselves when appearing on FOX. Far from being a bleeding heart liberal, Somin…

Sports science isn’t rocket science

When I became a public servant I knew that my lifestyle would change, especially in terms of physical activity. Even though I’m a computer geek I’ve generally managed to maintain a lifestyle that involves something other than sitting in front of a computer. Living so close to the bush has helped, with great walking tracks…

Obviously at some stage I managed to find a beanie.

drive

The invite had disappeared in the massive pile of paperwork that occupies a significant portion of my desk. Regardless, I was aware that Tye was turning 27 and that there was a party to be held in celebration of that event somewhere in Sydney. Robbie, running on a program of his own, had already booked…

Raviloi!

His is partially a test from my iPhone, partially a post to let you known can make my own ravioli!

Tridge talks

Ever wondered why a top software developer would spend his time helping out non-profit organisations? Is it possible to be involved in a court case with Microsoft for 10 years and come away happy? Did CASE really teach a Masters level course in Free and Open Source software development at the Australian National University? Hear…

Joomla tutorial videos

I keep forgetting to mention that I’m slowly producing a series of simple video tutorials for Joomla 1.5. They’re for CASE (since we’re all about Joomla these days) and all available on the CASE Youtube channel.

Joomla security update 2.1.1

If you’re running Joomla on any of your websites be aware that there is a major security update available. This update will protect your site from a range of exploits discovered in the current verson of Joomla. From the security mailing list: [20090302] – Core – com_content XSS Posted: 25 Mar 2009 10:08 AM PDT…

New home for the network!

Over the past few weeks Elroy and I have been migrating our collection of sites to a new host (yet again, I labeled myself a digital bedouin last time – it still stands) and I’m happy to report that It’s now complete. The process was much much easier this time, our new host having a…

CASE Podcast 2 – Content Managment Systems

There’s a golden rule when it comes to content. If you’re doing a series, have a few episodes complete before going to air so that you have a buffer. That was the plan and of course we haven’t followed it. So I’m pleased to replease Computing Assistance Support & Education Podcast Episode 2! In this…

CSU gets a website

Day of Defeat: Source has been one of the games i’ve played the longest and with most consistency. A small group of local friends have been playing under the tag “[CSU]” for, i guess, years now. Only recently have we come together to try and bring about a cohesive gaming clan. That involves a website…

CASE Podcast – Episode 1

In the background I’ve been working away on a podcast series for Computing Assistance Support & Education. I’m happy to report that the first episode is now ready for download. In episode I Darrell Burkey, president of CASE, talks about the history of the organisation. We look at the ideas behind providing shared IT services…

Halloween in Pakistan

It’s amazing what gets you hits these days. Take Better Homes and Garden’s (US) tutorial on how to make a Halloween wreath. It’s a full page article that can be summed up in a single sentence. To make a pumpkin wreath, glue pumpkins to a wreath! Good advice. But not enough for poor She256: “I…

back on the air

It’s kind of embarrasing really but some of you may have noticed BuzzMoo.com disappear last night, replaced with a parking page full of ads! Well, I forgot to renew the domain. Not forgot exactly, I just thought it was set to automatically renew. Nope! Thanks to Pia‘s heads up just as I was going to…