When idiots invade my inbox with unsolicited junk about websites I get annoyed. When they obviously scraped the email address from a 3rd party website I get really annoyed. If you want to market your website there are ways to do it. Spamming me is not one of them. Expecting me to unsubscribe from a mailing list I never subscribed to is unacceptable. An Fearr Rua are obviously … [Read more...] about More Irish Spam – Grr!
Archives for October 2006
The voting in the 2006 Net Visionary awards has now closed, so we'll all have to wait and see who has been shortlisted..... … [Read more...] about Net Visionary Voting Closed
Following on from my earlier post I thought it timely to mention one of the key issues with driving in this country - the crazy waiting period for actually sitting a test. The Department of Transport provides some details on the average pass rates and waiting times by testing centre. A quick scan of the list is both revealing and worrying! You can be waiting up to 54 weeks for … [Read more...] about Driving Test Waiting Times
I finally took delivery of my new "toy" yesterday afternoon, so I've added a new server to my personal collection. It's a little HP DL 140 running Ubuntu server which I'll be using for some of my personal projects, such as the webmaster forum and a few other things. Migrating the various sites in from other machines dotted around the place shouldn't be too complicated, but I am … [Read more...] about Migrating And Upgrading ….
Over the last few weeks a lot of media attention has been focussed on the "current" problems with Irish roads and in particular the high incidence of deaths. Damien Blake's post has given me the extra "push" to post this... As some of you know I recently got a car - I didn't really need one when I was living in the centre of Milan and hadn't got round to getting one when I came … [Read more...] about Irish Driving