The latest release of Wordpress was made public earlier today. Since I've stopped using Wordpress I wasn't aware of it until I caught up with my RSS feeds a short time ago.Whether the new release brings enhancements or new features won't really matter to anyone, as the new release brings with it a new "phone home feature":Our new update notification lets you know when there is … [Read more...] about WordPress Release Raises Privacy and Security Concerns
I went along to Mobile Monday yesterday evening. I don't know what I was expecting. I was more or less prepared to politely smile at boring presentations and demos. I probably wasn't expecting to be as impressed as I was!There were three companies presenting their products and services last night and they were all fascinating.First up was Mobile Aware's Rotan Hanrahan who … [Read more...] about Mobile Monday Fun
I'm not into spreadsheet software that much. I use Excel and the Open Office equivalent to do simple things that make my life that bit easier (like most people!)It seems that Excel 2007 has issues with maths. While it can probably deal with most simple calculations without issue it is kind of worrying that it thinks that 850 multiplied by 77.1 is 10000!!More info here (via … [Read more...] about Excel Can’t Do Math?
I never use expletives when I write. I can't see the point.If you can't make your idea / opinion known / clear without having to resort to the use of expletives, then I would have to question your abilities as a writer. Twenty Major's use of the expletive is interesting, as he does it in a particular manner. The first couple of times I read him I was offended on certain levels, … [Read more...] about Why I Won’t Use Expletives
Voting is now open on the Irish Internet Association's Net Visionary awards 2007.I've been nominated under the Internet Entrepreneur and Online Trader categories.You'll also see quite a few other familiar names on the list - which is great.The one thing I don't understand - and hopefully someone will be able to clarify it - is how some of last year's winners got nominated for … [Read more...] about Net Visionary 2007 – voting now open