Category Archives: Web/Internet

Cron jobbed!

Yup, I got hacked.  I suppose it was bound to happen at some point – can’t be perfect you know!  But, I tracked it down eventually.  Someone managed to get some cron jobs onto my web hosting account and were … Continue reading

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The Turkey Farm – site launch!

The Turkey Farm’s new website is up and running, hope everyone likes it!

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Geeks.com is closed

Geeks.com is officially closed.  Apparently they are keeping their brick and mortar retail location in California open, but that is of little help to me here in Maine. Sadly, I feel like it was inevitable.  The last 3 or 4 … Continue reading

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Interesting website – Geoguessr

GeoGuessr.com is a google map-based online game that shows you a location and then you have to guess where it is on the planet.  It will then give you points based on how close you were to the target.  It’s … Continue reading

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Sites I Read

Here’s a rundown of sites I read. News: http://slashdot.org/ http://www.engadget.com/ http://www.maximumpc.com/ http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/ http://www.detroitnews.com/section/auto01 Comic Relief: http://www.nataliedee.com/ http://xkcd.com/ http://blog.awkwardengineer.com/

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Firewood cord calculator

The State of Maine website has a great little calculator for figuring out how much wood is in your woodpile.  Now, it’s not like the math is hard, but this is real handy.  It’s especially handy if you are trying … Continue reading

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Making things more secure

I’ve been making changes to secure my network at work recently.  The most recent change is that users logging into our ftp server now have a safe drop box to use that only we have read access to.  Once they … Continue reading

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Shift Point v1.0 released

There are days when you just want to go home.  There are also days when time seems to go by very quickly and it’s hard to tell if you have enough time to do whatever task(s) you have left.  Enter, … Continue reading

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Moving from WordPress.com to WordPress.org installation

Just in case anyone is interested in moving their blog from WordPress.com to your own WordPress.org installation, this might help. Use the “Export” tool in your WordPress.com account and let WordPress export all your data.  Save that XML file.  If … Continue reading

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Central Maine Motorcycle School site launch

This week I launched the new Central Maine Motorcycle School website for Steve Ireland.  I think it came out really well, check it out!  Now I just need to get my motorcycle license…

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