Posts from the ‘Internet’ category

LazyWeb Request: What’s With These Subdomains?

I have a web admin question that’s beyond my meagre knowledge. Quite by accident today, I discovered that when you go to, say: http://foo.capulet.com You get…

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Weirdest Email Exchange of the Month

SHEREEF: hello and how are you doing this is Mr Agdar [name changed] and i would like to order some flowers from your shop to my…

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Do You Use Any Online Household Budget Management Software?

If so, which one do you use? We’re kind of money nerds, and when we move to a new place, we like to closely monitor our…

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Legalizing Guitar Tablature Online

Ever since the early days of the web, aspiring Hendrix-philes could download guitar tablature–a popular form of musical notation. This material was created by amateurs and…

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Second Life in Japan, and Get a First Life in Japanese

A kindly, bilingual fellow named Jun volunteered to translate Get a First Life into Japanese. I’m not sure how the humour will translate, but hopefully people…

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When Government Websites Go Wrong

In the same day, I encountered the websites of two different nations doing stupid things. First, the Maltese Ministry of Foreign Affairs actually notifies you with…

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The Weird Top List at Squidoo and a Better Google Zeitgeist

The other day I was creating a Squidoo lens for DeSmogBlog, and happened to check Squidoo’s list of its top 100 lenses. It’s really peculiar. The…

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I’m Thinking of Selling GeekyTraveller.com

I started GeekyTraveller.com back in April, 2005. Ever since, it’s never really received enough of my attention. In that time, I’ve only written a couple of…

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