This evening in my garden I very nearly walked through a large spider web. I stopped for a second and admired the way the low evening sun was illuminating the spider and web from both sides, and then I rushed indoors and grabbed my macro lens – here’s the result.Read more "A spider’s web"
Today I signed up for Twitter – not for personal reasons but because I needed it for work. Of course I’ve heard about it in the past as the leading micro-blogging service, but it hadn’t interested me in the slightest. I have used Facebook since its early days (when you could only get in if […]Read more "Web 2.0"
A few months ago I set up a website, Memories of Korea, to showcase some slides I inherited. Naturally I was keen to find out how many visitors I’d had, so I set about finding something that could draw pretty graphs. Based on my experiences setting up website statistics with AWstats, I’ve now prepared a […]Read more "Web statistics with AWstats"
This evening I stumbled across my first web site. I put this together using Publisher 97, probably in the year 1997. It looks rather, uh, dated these days. While browsing the tree of that site, I also found my brother Oliver’s website, and a site I set up in 1999 about my year 9 class […]Read more "A blast from the past"
This guide is particularly aimed at novice owners of Linux servers at home, such as the one described in a guide on this blog. A transparent web proxy caches web content without having to make any changes on the clients on the network. For a proxy to run transparently, it must be running on a […]Read more "Setting up squid as a transparent proxy"