This morning I spotted that Microsoft have released a pre-configured SharePoint 2007 VHD image. I’m sure that this will be really useful over the coming months as I’m currently involved in a huge SharePoint 2003 to MOSS 2007 migration. You can obtain the VHD image from here. It contains the following software Microsoft Windows Server [...]
I loved the “His Dark Materials” novels and I really hope the movie can do them justice. I don’t think I’ve ever enjoyed a film staring Nicole Kidman so it already has an uphill struggle. I always end up preferring the books to the films as well, but I guess everyone say’s that. [tags]The Golden [...]
Apparently a poll has been carried out of the most hated Internet words. According to Yahoo News Topping the list of words most likely to make web users “wince, shudder or want to bang your head on the keyboard” was folksonomy, a term for a web classification system. Good! I bloody hate that word, have [...]
A work colleague points to an impressive and eye opening PowerPoint/Keynote presentation on the UK Further Education Blog. Now we all know that 98% of statistics are made up, but these have a definite ring of truth about them. It’s a large download (about 25mb) but it’s worth it. It’s been released under the Creative [...]
By the age of 21 the average person will have spent 10,000 hours using video games, dealt with 200,000 emails, spent 20,000 hours watching television, 10,000 hours using a mobile phone, yet just under 5,000 hours reading. From issue six of Panlibus magazine.
The majority of Wireless devices will never be truly wireless until the people in white coats crack wireless electricity or WiTricity as it’s been dubbed. Your mobile, iPod and laptop all need to connected to the mains at some point, which is a real pain if you’ve left it at home. Apparently a team from [...]
Your meeting rooms are named after Tim Berners Lee and George Stibitz.
I recently had to write a couple of regular expressions for use with mod_perl handlers. For testing I downloaded and installed The Regex Coach and it’s awesome. I wish I’d known about its existence years ago when I first learned how to use Regular expressions. According to the website it has the following features. It [...]