Archive: April 2005

Disney are creating a Massivly Multiplayer Online Game based on Pirates of the Caribbean Oooh, one for the list

Teenage Dirtbag, as sung by a Brazilian Cabaret singer I’m not sure I need to say anything else.

Back everything up to /dev/null. Takes seconds, and you can always get them back from /dev/random. Eventually.

This site once won an award from a perl web hackers site – now defunct – for the 404 system. The system was really simple. If you hit a 404 on this site it would apologise, then redirect you to

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This weekend I was going to do laundry. I was going to do Long Term Cookery. I was going to Tidy and I was going to redesign this site (well, sort of). I was even going to finish the article

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So, time to make up for however many weeks MP3OTW I missed in one go. DJ Zebra’s SixxMixx A half-hour MP3 of mashups, featuring: Franz Ferdinand vs. DJ Zebra feat. Neimo “Take Me Out (Saturday Night)” House of Pain Jump

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As of this day, I am paying three of my hard-earned pounds every month to the folks of the Transgaming project, in return for software. Transgaming is an oddity in the F/OSS world. It started off as “WineX”, a fork

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Grr. My computer keeps randomly powering down. Sometimes it lasts ages, sometimes just minutes, but always it powers down like someone just unplugged it at the wall. I’ve made sure all the cables are reseated, I’ve tried unplugging things until

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From the BBC’s statement on Dr Who: “We leave it to the discretion of parents to ultimately decide what is suitable for their children.” So, the BBC to run the country then?