After much much “friendly asking” by people on twitter, I finally gave in and installed a mobile plugin for the blog. which takes me to the apology part; I loathe mobile interfaces. I am always very Very much irked when one of those interfaces kicks in and utterly screws my user experience of that site.Continue reading “apologies for the mobile interface”
Category Archives: Interwebs
Notes on ..
As I am starting a new Notes On post and am slightly tired already of explaining the concept, this will be my concept post. A “Notes On” post is a post where I type my notes on a certain something over a span of time. A Notes Posts is generally unedited, has an autoContinue reading “Notes on ..”
Some Mediawiki stuff
I installed the Extension:AutomaticREMOTE USER on my personal wiki. Takes the .htaccess auth user and persuades mediawiki to use it for user info. Cool stuff! Works very well. though obsoleted by the new “private wiki” install option, I guess I also installed a Mediawiki 1.17.0 and ran into some dirty crap with the wfGetIP() functionContinue reading “Some Mediawiki stuff”
Why do people preface posts with #dutch?
You know, that thing where people preface their non english tweets by the language the tweet will be in – like #dutch. Is there a #french? Same on the G+.. “(dutch) dit is nederlands” .. yeeeees …. I dont get it. Is it to warn their #dutch readers? Because they wont read your other languageContinue reading “Why do people preface posts with #dutch?”
Preferred email app: gmail
My darling wife has a new laptop and uses gMail all the time, used to do the t-bird but will probably go all the gMail way soon! Unity has the dash (press the super key, most laptops have the Windows logo printed on there, to open) with some nice big touch friendly links and I want gmailContinue reading “Preferred email app: gmail”
Funky ego spam
This was new to me.. Ego spam. (some time last week) It could even have worked if all the small details weren’t that off.. Not to mention that they commented to an old and utterly irrelevant post! Author : Rosaline Vila (IP: 188.8.131.52 , 184.108.40.206) E-mail : 48Shadduck@yahoo.com URL : http://www.26y045e-0htw.com Whois : http://whois.arin.net/rest/ip/220.127.116.11 Comment:Continue reading “Funky ego spam”
New social icons
I am very happy with my new social icons. (see me dance in happiness) I reactivated Add to any because I felt my blog wouldn’t be complete without one of those nifty G+1 icons. This means I removed the in-skin designer social bar and thus removed the most important positive left for me in withContinue reading “New social icons”
The demise of Facebook has started!
The demise of Facebook has started! This video chat thing heralds the first step in trying to catch up with technology that companies like Google just launch out of the blue. I just tried to use Facebook Video and failed on many many levels. First it didnt want me to use Chrome; then in firefoxContinue reading “The demise of Facebook has started!”
The About Pages presentation for #bcg4
If all goes well, I did my Barcamp 4 presentation in Gent today! (authoring this yesterday ) Presentation info is at gertschepens.be/2011-barcamp-gent-4-about-pages and the presentation itself is ready to go at BCG4_AboutPages.html and slideshare.net/../bcg4-about-pages The presentation runs from that page because of the wonderful slideshow.rubyforge.org/ project! It took a bit getting used to but itContinue reading “The About Pages presentation for #bcg4”