Plugin Compatibility Notes

December 4th, 2008

As I write this, WordPress 2.7 is due to arrive in a few days. Now that’s very shiny and all, but there’s one thing that has always made me a bit wary about upgrading to a new version : plugin compatibility. When you have a lot of active plugins […] Continue Reading…


Copying A Lot Of Discs/Flash Drives To The HDD

December 2nd, 2008

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It all started in the ancient days of 5 Years Ago when I, as a poor university student, couldn’t afford a spacious 1TB hard drive. Instead I used CDs and DVDs to store and transfer large files, e.g. movies and music. Over the years, […] Continue Reading…


Of Interest : WordPress, Online Games And Futurism

November 28th, 2008

Meta : A snowstorm has killed my Internet access, so I couldn’t answer emails and comments – sorry! Should get my uplink working in 4-5 days. In the meantime, here’s some delicious filler delivered via an unreliable GPRS hack…

In this post you will find a small collection of potentially […] Continue Reading…


Cross-Domain POST With JavaScript

November 20th, 2008

Normally you can’t send cross-domain requests in JavaScript due to restrictions imposed by the same-origin security policy. There are many clever hacks that circumvent this by using remote script includes (even CSS includes) or proxy scripts, but so far I haven’t seen anything useful for client-side, cross-domain POST requests. […] Continue Reading…


Equally Unaware Of Stupidity

November 18th, 2008

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Ever heard of the Dunning-Kruger effect? Even if the name doesn’t ring any bells you’re probably familiar with the basic idea : stupid people tend to overestimate their competence and underestimate the competence of others. The effect was famously demonstrated in a series of […] Continue Reading…