The new house is going to be pretty well wired for connectivity. It's already got wifi and will have ethernet going to the bedrooms, attic and sitting room. The home office is where the connection comes into the building, so I'll be able to plug some stuff directly into the router there.So what about all this "smart home" technology?Moving house gives me an almost … [Read more...] about Adding a bit of Smart Technology to the House
As I mentioned yesterday I switched this blog over from michele.me to michele.blog. And a BIG thanks is owed to Don and Paolo from the .blog team for helping me get that domain in the first place!The michele.me domain will be used for "other things" in the future, so I am splitting the blog away from the rest of the site.As part of the switch I've also changed the … [Read more...] about Mod_Rewrite Help Needed!!
We're giving away a Nexus 7 to celebrate the company's 10 years in businessFull details here. Related articlesCelebrate 10 Years Of Blacknight & Win A Google Nexus 7! (blacknight.com) … [Read more...] about Nexus 7 Giveaway
ICANN is currently evaluating a couple of thousand applications for new top level domains. Most of the applications are for new and interesting domain extensions (the bit on the right of the dot) that will provide greater consumer choice and foster competition.Unfortunately a smaller subset is from a companies that believe they have special rights to corner off entire … [Read more...] about Big Companies Trying To Monopolise .blog, .cloud and more
Some YouTube videos come with captions. If you're posting a video in French or Serbian then it might not be a bad idea to turn on the English language captions (if they exist)Unfortunately YouTube's default embed code these days does not include any of these options, as it's a rather simple iframeYou can, however, add the captioning to any video if you use the older … [Read more...] about Embedding Youtube Videos With Captions Turned On