We need more “whiney bastards” in the SA blogosphere

I just had a chat with Vincent about the Awards debate and we pretty much came to the conclusion that the real cause for concern is probably (most likely) not the processes that were employed in the voting and judging stages but rather what was (or wasn't) said about them.  There are people who become…

Spanning Sync sneaks in “free trial”

Spanning Sync, the cool utility that allows Mac users to synchronise Google Calendar and iCal (both ways) has emerged from beta testing as version 1.0.  This is great news and as soon as I found out, I downloaded the latest update and installed it.  I should have been a little more cautious though, when I…

The controversial 2007 SA Blog Awards … revisited

The debate over the 2007 SA Blog Awards has been pretty intense.  I had an opportunity to chat to Jonathan Cherry, the co-ordinator/facilitator of the SA Blog Awards for the last three years running about much of the criticism that has been levied against the voting process, the judges and the alignment of the stars…

WordPress 2.1.1 is “dangerous” – Upgrade to 2.1.2 now!

Matt Mullenweg has pubished an important post to the WordPress Blog.  The recent WordPress 2.1.1 update was comprised by a cracker and code was inserted into that version's installation file rendering that open to attack.  To quote from the blog post: Long story short: If you downloaded WordPress 2.1.1 within the past 3-4 days, your…
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