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Open Communications – When Google was Good

Came across the following article today. It was written in 2005: Open Communications Google’s mission is to make the world’s information universally accessible and useful. Google Talk, which enables users to instantly communicate with friends, family, and colleagues via voice … Continue reading

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Why I love the Internet….

… it is still possible to come out of nowhere and shake things up before anyone realises what’s actually going on 🙂 Facebook just realized it made a horrible mistake http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheBoyGeniusReport/~3/u8Hw2O03JME/ Facebook (FB) announced on Tuesday that it will begin … Continue reading

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Flawless

Nicely written, and quite true. Flawless http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Techcrunch/~3/cZyL8vaJ-JI/ I have an old chisel, which I bought at a second-hand store in Vancouver, that had been sharpened and buffed a few times and developed a wonderful patina. I still have it, and … Continue reading

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It Was 20 Years Ago Today…..

It was 20 years ago – 15 May 1992 – that I opened the doors at Ireland On-Line. Operating out of my house in Galway, and with only a credit card as working capital, it was the culmination of 9 … Continue reading

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Aye….Lego and VWs

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Ubuntu Refugee has Found a Happy Minty Home

I go way back with Linux on the desktop. I haven’t used anything else since around 1993: first rolling my own, a short time with Yggdrasil, then briefly Red Hat Linux, and then about 10 years of Debian, until I was seduced by the … Continue reading

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Running Ubuntu on my SGS2…

…because I can 🙂      

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Happy Birthday Linux!

Wow, 20 years. I still remember the fun I had back in 1992 installing the MCC Interim 0.95c+ on an old 386. The entire distro consisted of two floppy disks – a boot/root disk and a utilities disk. Unfortunately it did … Continue reading

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ICT Expo Asterisk Presentation from 2005

Back in 2005 I had given a couple of talks at the Dublin ICT Expo – one on Asterisk, and one on Xen. Two of my favourite technologies at the time (and still are!) For posterity (and because I have … Continue reading

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Old Presentation from 2005 on Xen

Back in 2005 I had given a couple of talks at the Dublin ICT Expo – one on Asterisk, and one on Xen. Two of my favourite technologies at the time (and still are!) After the show someone approached me … Continue reading

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