digital Utopia

November 2008 Monthly Archives

What is up with Amazon?

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I just surfed over to Amazon.co.uk to start my Christmas purchases and guess what? Their website is borked. But not in a nothing works (though I have got a few 404 when looking at PC3200 RAM for my machine), but in the fact that links from Amazon.co.uk link to the .com with the dollar listings. […]

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Linux

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People bleat on and on about how much better Linux is than Windows. Here’s some news: I’m fairly bright, and I like challenges, but even I am getting frustrated at Linux. I’m using RedHat 9, which might make some of you mutter “Why isn’t he using Ubuntu?”. Well I’ve joined a group of like minded […]

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Stack Overflow update

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It’s taken a while but I’ve started seeing Stack Overflow results creeping into my programming Google queries. They still haven’t been seen above the ExpertSexchange results that have been in the resulting set of results but hopefully that will change (soon).

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Traffic Spike

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Just checked my stats and while the traffic has been constant for the past few weeks, a couple of days ago there was a massive (2x) spike in traffic which disappeared just as quickly. There wasn’t an increase in spam which usually coincides with this type of event – in fact with 1 spam that […]

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