Archive: August 2010

Something I keep doing: Forgetting to commit to git. Having pretty much moved everything over to git & github for all my source control needs, I am now getting used to how Git works. It hasn’t, however, solved the problem…

My small server currently hosts a number of websites. Too many, really, I should get a bigger server. However, I long ago got bored of creating separate site files for every website I host, so I use MassVHost to make…

UAC is actually quite good for security in Windows, as it means that anything that could steal your dog and run away with your favourite pillow/boyfriend/girlfriend has to get your permission first. However, the annoying popup that asks me if…

Cryptic Studios have finally announced their rumoured Neverwinter Nights game, and though it doesn’t appear to be an MMO (Odd not only because that was the rumour, but because Cryptic’s game history is City of Heroes, Champions Online and Star…

The first day I logged into City of Heroes, six years ago, I was told it was not a good day to start. It was the day after Issue 2 went live – the second major content push since the…

Going Rogue, the new expansion to City of Heroes (My MMO-Crack of choice) went live yesterday. At 20:30 yesterday UK time on the US servers, for the first time since CoV launched, the top two most populated servers were in…

I have just dropped a wine glass on my toe. Claret everywhere. (By which I mean “ow, my toe is bleeding” and “Bother. I’ve spilt port and elderflower liquor all over the floor”. Which I know isn’t claret, but still).…

Slightly late on this, but I’ve been catching up on the Planet Money podcast, which is about attempting to explain all the high-falutin’ concepts aroundĀ economicsĀ and its occasional breakdowns in a way that makes it understandable to non-economists, and is well…