Interesting one this.. I came across an Irish site this evening that is a verbatim copy of another one - or at least very large tranches of it are. I've asked a few other people in the industry what they think of this kind of behaviour. Personally I find it abhorent. … [Read more...] about Copyright
Archives for January 2004
Today was Friday - what a revelation!! Last night we went to the NOC to do some work and install a server for a new client. As was to be expected, we didn't get back to Carlow until late.... What I was not expecting was the busiest day for the company we've had so far. All sorts of weird requests from companies and individuals have been arriving all day long.. and they still … [Read more...] about The long Friday
If I was asked to come up with a list of useful software I'd be hardpushed to give a simple answer. There are so many useful bits of software out there, but maybe they aren't all that important. I like a lot of the Macromedia products, I just wish they were a bit more affordable. … [Read more...] about Useful Software
Silly title I'll admit, but somebody brought my attention to the dichotomy expressed by an Irish site today. Although they claim to support linux etc., they host their main site on Windows. Now we can all accept that for various commercial reasons people will host and develop on a variety of platforms, but surely from a philosophical standpoint their position is quite … [Read more...] about Is linux good enough?
Techies like toys, but I'm never too sure whether I should be classified as a techie or not. I guess I'm not really when I compare myself to some of my peers.. In either case I DO like my techie toys. This year so far has been good to me in that area. Last year I was one of the first people to pilot a 3G network in Italy using H3G (tre) . The handset is a NEC e606. The jury is … [Read more...] about Techie Toys