Anyone who has a website is likely to be interested in Woopra, however I think live stats may slow down page loads and have a big impact on bandwidth.
Outlook has been very bitchy lately; every time I click a link in an email I got the following error message.
“The operation has been cancelled due to restrictions on this computer. Please contact your system administrator.”
A quick search on Microsoft’s Help and Support said it was a problem with a damaged or corrupt registry key, ok so I tried to import the registry, just as Microsoft said and it didn’t fix my problem. So after a little thought I tried to change the set program access and computer defaults and it worked.
Here’s what I did (on Windows Vista):
For Windows XP:
If you use Firefox you may want to change this back to Firefox. This does mean all links clicked in outlook will open in Internet Explorer, but IE8 is much better then previous versions.
Bittorrent has a load of legal uses, just most people don’t see it that way because of the big powers (RIAA, MPAA). Bittorrent is great for hosting large video files, it saves the content provider bandwidth, saving them money so they can carry on making great shows, in fact the BBC uses it in it’s iPlayer download manager.
Legal stuff on bittorrent
More and more people are legally putting stuff on bittorrent, or using the technology to deliver content.
With all these new and old companies using bittorrents to move around massive amounts of data ISP filtering is catching the wrong people. We need to teach people that bittorrent is legal, it’s just the unauthorised sharing of copyrighted material that’s wrong.
I’m posting this now because my ISP has started filtering (yet denies it) and it’s stopping me from using most of the stuff I mentioned.
Here’s a quick video that shows Chief Google Doodler Dennis Hwang draw a Google Doodle from start to finish.
He creates a doodle that commemorates the Lunar New Year.
WordPress 2.3.3 is an urgent security release. If you have registration enabled a flaw was found in the XML-RPC implementation such that a specially crafted request would allow a user to edit posts of other users on that blog.
2.3.3 also fixes some minor bugs.
I recommend you update your install ASAP and if your hosting company provides SSL encryption (or you are paying for it) I also recommend using the WordPress plugin Secure Admin to automatically access your back end over SSL.