Tag Archives: web

Goodbye Reader


After Google apply an ugly-as-sin new style and break some of his favourite features, Dan finally gives up on Google Reader and sets himself up on Tiny Tiny RSS instead. Continue reading

The Back Button


After reading about Torsion Pendulum Clocks on Wikipedia, Dan asks the immortal question of any Wikipedia-surfer: “how did I get here?” It’s time… for the Back Button! Continue reading

On This Day In 2003


Today is the ninth birthday of Dan’s blog on scatmania.org. Okay, okay, so he’s actually been blogging in some form or another for almost four years longer than this, but it’s still cool, however you look at it. Continue reading

Abnib Lives On

After receiving complaints, Dan goes back on his decision to let Abnib die, and revitalises it with a new lease on life as Abnib 7.0, for the benefit of those half-dozen people who still for some reason regularly use it. Continue reading

The Death of Abnib

Next month, Abnib will die. If you’re still using it, you really ought to read and pay attention to this blog post, to make sure that you continue to get blog updates from people in its absence. Continue reading

Content Freeze

After a significant blow to the head, Dan loses the ability to write to his long-term memory for several hours. Hilarity ensues. Continue reading

Leading By Example


After getting thoroughly confused by the new European Union directives on the use of cookies, which come into force later this month, Dan goes to the Information Commissioner’s website to look for some guidance… only to discover that they don’t meet the new requirements, either. Continue reading

Deliciously Silly Password Restrictions


After being reminded that social bookmarking service del.icio.us exists, Dan logs in and gives it a go. His first experience with its new version… isn’t terribly promising. Continue reading

Disapora Invites


Dan has spare invitations to the alpha test version of Diaspora, a new distributed social networking service platform. Want one? Continue reading

Passwords – The Least You Should Do

If you’re reading this, there is at least a 95% chance that your passwords aren’t good enough. You should fix them. Today. Continue reading