Eolas beats Microsoft

While it's always nice to see the mighty Microsoft hung by their own patent petard, I can't help thinking that, in general, the web would be an easier place to work if the evil empire were allowed to win this one. more »

Mozilla Pinball Theme for Firefox

This was (and still is) my favourite theme for the Mozilla suite - I only found out this week it's available for Firefox too! more »

10 Bad Project Warning Signs

All stuff worth bearing in mind... more »

Debian 3.1 Released

In something of a surprise move, Debian have finally got a release out (the last one was in mid 2002). I've never successfully managed to get Debian to work satisfactorily but, following my experience with Ubuntu, I suspect it might be worth the effort… more »

Apple to move to Intel CPUs

Something of a shock to the Mac community - to the extent that most thought it a practical joke at first. Personally I don't like the sound of all this DRM hardware, though I'm fairly comfident someone will figure out how to subvert it within a few mont… more »

Flash Search Engine SDK

I've been doing some work on my employer's website recently, we have a big Flash movie on our front page which I figured wasn't attracting much search engine attention, even though Google can now index Flash movies. I downloaded this tool and my suspici… more »

Ubuntu Hoary Released

Ubuntu have released their newest version this week. It should be possible to just update your apt.sources list, replacing 'warty' with 'hoary', do a dist-upgrade and reboot. I'm trying it now on my laptop - just waiting for 775Mb of packages to downlo… more »

Installing Radeon fglrx drivers

Got a new graphics card today - a Radeon 9800Pro. Spent some time trying to get it working on my FC3 box, in the end I ignored the livna RPMs mentioned on the page above and installed the stock ATI RPM to get things working, but the rest of the instruct… more »

Building Mono on Windows

How to build Mono from source on Windows. more »

Hot Swedish Love

No I've not been overrun by spammers (yet!), this is an amusing online comic strip. more »

Political bias?

A useful document for concerned parents? Notice how they don't actually specify who is performing the illegal activity. Parents, if you spot your children using these terms, please remember to ask them if they've been involved in illegal abuse of their… more »