Categorized: Technology

The fruits of humankind’s labour

Blog Bogging & SEO Traps: How our internet is being spammed

We’re just not getting what we expected or wanted… Picture this: you’re at a search engine entering your search words, and up comes the perfect result – the caption contains exactly what you wanted, in more detail than you specified. Great is your dismay and disappointment as you visit that site, realizing that there is nothing but a flurry of buzz words, your search words buried within, and stacks upon stacks of advertisements.… Read the rest

WordPress? wtf!

It’s true. While I have thoroughly enjoyed working with PlanetJon Platform, I have finally decided to use a more feature-rich framework and chose WordPress for its extensive community support.… Read the rest

Internet Explorer 9 launches

Microsoft has recently launched Internet Explorer 9! And boy have they come a long way with their browser – you’ll find that IE9 is actually surprisingly capable. Try it out and see for yourself. In other news, PlanetJon has an Adam-approved RSS feed at long last, making the PlanetJon experience more convenient than ever before.… Read the rest

Fish SVN and Hulk! (oh my)

What do these three things have in common? Not a whole lot outside the scope of my weekend. But let me tell you about it like you’ve never heard before. First up, the Merivale Fish Market, a locally owned casual eatery which puts their money into the food rather than the front.… Read the rest

DIY: Waterproofing a camera

Do you know what Condoms and Kodak have in common? They both capture that special moment! Using my Canon and a condom (they go well together), I have attempted to capture special moments underwater! Yes, I’m one kinky SOB. As you’ve made it through my risqué introduction, I might as well explain what I’ve been up to lately.… Read the rest

Defragmented

I’m a performance freak when it comes to computers. Granted, my desktop receives a LOT more optimization tweaks to squeeze out those extra frames in games, but there are some basic procedures that everyone should execute now and then to avoid having your computer run at snail’s pace.… Read the rest

A long wait

I’ve been waiting for my new graphics card to arrive since before Christmas!!! I even sold my ex-graphic card a few weeks ago in anticipation of a timely delivery. Boy did I pwn myself well; I haven’t touched a game since January 12th!!!!!!!!!!!!!!… Read the rest

Athlon FX-55

I was cruising around on ebay during the weekend and saw an offer that I could not resist. It was too good to be true: The user had a perfect rating, and an item whose very name would cause most hardware fanatics to drool.… Read the rest

Robotics Finale

Before we begin, I need to explain the robotics project a bit. The goal is to have robots collect blocks, push them through a maze, and deliver them in a drop zone. Simple enough, right? Starting where I left off in the last blog, I found myself back in the lab Saturday night.… Read the rest