Archive for June, 2004

14k new users

This article is inspirational. With another city on the way! A big win for Open Source, and Linux. And guess what browser is mentioned… that’s right. Mozilla got a little part of the action. No doubt a quality internet experience helped influence the decision. 😉

Akamai taken out by bot network

Doesn’t this creep you out? Akamai, an extremely robust network, designed for those who need intensive server-side power, taken out by a bot network. 14,000 servers in 1,100 networks in 65+ countries. Just makes you wonder how vulnerable the internet really is. Yea, it’s a web, and not based on a central hub. But it […]

More on Firefox 0.9

I’ve been on the trunk for a while. A few days ago I went back to 0.8, just to see how life has improved since. All I can say is get downloading if you haven’t already! Yes, it’s that good of a release. The new download is only 4.7 MB in size. Thanks to 7-Zip. […]

Gmail Invite

I’ve got a Gmail invite (or two) to give away! Well, the first person (or two if I do end up with a second to give away) who can solve the following question, will get a Gmail Account. I’ve asked this question to a few people before, if your one of those (I do know […]

Firefox 0.9 Released

It’s out. Get it now. Here’s an idea: everyone try and turn on at least 1 person to Firefox today. More if you can. Lets see how great M.O.’s ftp mirrors are! So come on, get someone who hasn’t used Firefox today to take the plunge. Tell them to visit: http://www.getfirefox.com @ only 4.6 MB’s, […]

The summer slowdown

Between work, sleep, a few free minutes to lounge in front of the TV, and my addiction to food, there’s not to much free coding time. And with vacations, that makes for even less… not that I mind any of the above. But in a way, I wish there were a few extra hours here […]

What would you complain about if there was no spam?

Seriously. It’s a good question. What would be the #1 complaint if there was no spam? Popups (despite Firefox blocking them)? Speed? Cost? Bad HTML? Accessibility? Pornography? Pornography that isn’t free? Pornography with Animals? What would be your #1 complaint? I’m honestly not sure of mine. Most likely proprietary components entering the internet (ActiveX, MSHTML, […]

Well, domains are popular again

Domain-name registration surges according to a CNET news article. How much is legitimate, and how many are just blog/email spammers treating domains as disposable?

Got Gmail

I’ve got Gmail! Thanks to Jeff Walden for the Invite. I’ll hold off on initial impressions for now, I think I’ll write them all at once at some point in the future when I feel I’ve toyed with it enough to do so. My email will stay the same as it has for several years […]

Spyware disabling itself in Spybot S&D

Well, I found this rather alarming. Apparantly some Spyware is learning to disable itself from Spybot S&D. Unfortunately, I went through the list real quick and unchecked all so it searches for everything… but didn’t make note of which made the list (just got home from work, tired, hungry, and not thinking). Blasted, would have […]