That Doesn’t Fit: Make an image where something doesn’t fit. An odd one out from a set of objects. Or a situation containing a visual version of a non sequitur.Read more "An imposter"
SSH tunelling is no big secret, and there are loads of guides out there that explain how it is done in generic terms. This guide is slightly different, as it explains how to tunnel to hosts that are not publicly addressable. For example, if you have a Linux server as your home network gateway then […]Read more "SSH tunnelling to your home network"
Chances are if you have a Linux server in your home, you’ll want it to be able to send you emails, e.g. its daily logwatch or the output from cron jobs. But most ISPs block SMTP so you can’t directly send emails from your server to wherever they need to go, which is what the […]Read more "Configuring sendmail to use a Smart Host"
After reasonable success with my first roll of film, I’ve now had my second roll developed. Here are the best shots from that selection. I’m rather pleased with the compositions and the way the lens behaves. But I’m not so keen on the noise in dark areas of the film, so next time I will […]Read more "More experiments with film"
They are always talking about information overload when working in IT. So imagine the explosion that nearly occurred in my head when I took a break from writing perl, stepped out of my office, and saw this…Read more "Information overload"
The Post Office really is an inconvenient organisation. Last night I sold two items on eBay and consequently had two (fairly large) parcels to post. This was around 9pm so I put the parcels to one side, and decided to post them on my way to work in the morning – pushing my bike and […]Read more "Post Office woes"
Since I took the picture of floor tiles yesterday for Stu’s black themed photo challenge, I’ve been trying to come up with something I like more. Here are two photos I took this evening that are also candidates for the final submission…Read more "More contenders for the black theme"