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This is actually laughably easy, and you can do all this for free! (Excluding your internet connection and a PC of course…)

I did this in a few hours (for a more comprehensive website with more content it will take more time.)

My adventure started out as an endeavor to be able to VNC to a specific computer on our home LAN from anywhere, and ended up with me doing not only that, but creating a website as well. continue reading…

I just hit “publish” on my previous post – which I will keep intact so you lot can laugh at me and point your fingers – when I got the update from BBC News that the satellite is indeed history. continue reading…

Well, everybody is waiting to see if the shoot down will take place. Apparently the weather is too bad for the ships taking part in the operation to get into position. continue reading…

I see that a lot of people are Googling the term “who is googling me”

To clarify how I found out that I was being googled, I will do a short explanation of how to do it. continue reading…

So Who is Googling Me?

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I checked, and someone is Googling “Quintin van Rooyen” “security” from a Mac with Firefox. In Gauteng…

Have you been googled? continue reading…

Load Shedding. Yes, LOAD SHEDDING

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Today the power was off from 7:30 am to 13:00.

I needed to send e-mails from my phone to do at least some work. continue reading…

…and saw the usual “…and what the future holds…” headlines splattered randomly across magazine covers. I was absentmindedly looking for a “Linux Format” mag to see what was on the cover disk when one of these particular future tech headlines caught my eye.

I cannot remember what magazine this was, but the headline contained the word “…exoskeletons…” continue reading…

Follow Up: Internet Outage.

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Previously I reported on the third cable being cut in international waters, now there is a follow up at the Guardian about exactly how the first cable cut affected millions of users in the region. continue reading…

Yes people, three cables linking the Middle East with the World has been cut up to date. The latest cable was cut earlier this morning, and links Australia and Japan with Europe via India and the Middle East. continue reading…

Manhunt 2 denied – again.

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Gaming. That fat juicy target of the uninformed masses. Rockstar Games. The well known name that is not even the most controversial of games developers, but fame brings flack, it would seem. continue reading…