Following a conversation on Facebook today (Halloween), I thought I’d write a quick article on two of the main things in my life (except coffee), Jesus and zombies. I became a fan of zombie films many years ago, while a Christian only about 4 years back. I know a bit about both but would definitely [...]
So today I came across a bit of a UX problem while using jQuery; I wanted to submit some form content using ajax but the feedback messages were flashing up so quickly they were illegible. The simplified situation I ran into was: The user would submit a form of data using ajax, Content would be [...]
So it turns out that upgrading to Oneiric Ocelot (Ubuntu 11.10) causes the latest version of Skype to die a painful death. This short little article shows how to get it back functioning again.
Last week the BBC published an article discussing whether a medical infection, such as the one in Soderbergh’s new ‘Contagion’ movie, could possibly outbreak in our modern world. The article interviews various specialists and refers to the most recent ‘high profile’ contagions that have occurred around the world, such as Swine Flu that started in 2009 within the [...]
A short 4-point summary on the biblical book and character of Jonah, extracted from a bible study I put together a few months ago. It includes how sin can endanger others, why Jonah hated the Ninevites so much, how bad situations can be used for good, God’s love trumping sin, thinking outwards not inwards and where exotic Tarshish is.
So it was only earlier this week I put together a post complaining quite openly about the ‘Unity’ shell that now comes with the latest Ubuntu releases, so I thought it was time to say how I managed to remove it and bring back a bit of sanity and usability to my Ubuntu machine. First [...]
With my passion for Ubuntu dropping every major release, this article explains how to work around Clementine’s (and probably other programs) keyboard shortcuts not working in the new Ocelot 11.10 version.
With the recent major releases of Ubuntu’s operating system, the Canonical guys have done away with accessibility, functionality and common sense. In its place we have ‘Unity’ and icons big enough to eat off of. Enclosed is a 500 word rant on the matter. Enjoy.
As per the usual 6 month release cycle of bizarely named Ubuntu major updates, October 2011 heralds the launch of ‘Oneiric Ocelot’ to our machines. (This is major release 11.10) Although I love Ubuntu for all the ethical, community and stability sides to it, the releases of 10.xx and now both 2011 releases have driven me slightly [...]
Surviving the massacre of her family by corrupt DEA agents, Mathilda (Natalie Portman) finds herself growing up in the care of Italian hitman Leon (Jean Reno). Promising to avenge the deaths, Mathilda learns the tricks of the assassins trade. In return, hardened killed Leon learns some about being human.