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It was an interesting day yesterday at MPOW. An overenthusiastic someone with construction equipment managed to cut the fiber optic cable, and we lost access to the Internet. 240 more words

Me And Mine

Cloud Instance + No Services != No Worries -- Secure your servers

Spun up a new server on Linode last night. Didn’t do anything with it except power it up, no webserver or external services. Shouldn’t be surprised about this, but in the course of less than 12 hours, this new server instance had 9,445 failed root login attempts. 225 more words

Techie Stuff

You're singeing my circuits

I do apologise for this late (very late post). I hope the Star Wars reference makes up for it BAHAHA! I was supposed to blog straight after CES but I got lazy. 2,065 more words

Techie Stuff

"Elation is a WIFI Building"

The Akismet team is staying at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in sunny Destin Florida for our January “Get the hell out of the cold” meetup (which, by the way, isn’t quite living up to the name). 223 more words

Techie Stuff

Avast Mateys...Fish Farts and Corn

So I was having issues with my anti-virus program, namely the computer kept turning it off and wouldn’t let me turn it back on….that’s a good sign right there that something isn’t right! 479 more words


Pig in a Poke Sleeve Patterns

I nailed my colours to the mast on the set in sleeve pattern issue last post.  But how to put right a bad job ? Peggy Sagers says… 472 more words

Pattern Making