About this site

Site amendments

Amazon has done the unfathomable and changed its wishlist link; as far as we know, nobody was informed, and if you don’t have a cookie you might see items that aren’t supposed to be there. [Thanks to Kristen and Kottke remainders for the news] And Blogshares has been closed down. So I’ve removed the link …

Back in action

We had a server problem for a couple of days. I guess our web host had ‘itchy fingers’ once again, and either upgraded some server software without re-installing some necessary modules, or simply uninstalled modules which they didn’t think were necessary. Because Movable Type required these modules to function, nobody on my server was able …

Resend, please

I have just realised that people have been sending me emails via my old Contact page, which haven’t been received. This was because the email address in my form got overloaded with spam and strange business correspondences from people who seem to have got my domain(s) mixed up with other people’s. So I terminated that …

Reading List

My Currently Reading list has returned – in a more graphical format. Curiously enough, Amazon.com indicated that I gave them a fair number of clickthroughs over the past few months. So to better track which titles my readers are interested in, I’ve decided to make the online bookshop a permanent fixture in my listings. Like …

Skyhigh

Another incredible Blogshares jump in share price – this time to $495.77 with a valuation of $26,585.61, at last count. Good news to those who believe in hedge funds, as there are lots of ‘trimmings’ for the taking. Personally I don’t try to blog in such a way as to increase my share price. I …

Additions

I’ve added a new category, About This Site, as well as a new MT plugin which inserts acronym tags into my MT body content. So the next time I ramble off in XHTML, CSS, XML, XSLT, PHP, ASP, SVG and DOM, you’ll know what I’m talking about. Cheers. Update: Okay, it works, but it has …