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Environment Monitoring

I have a number of computers which run various things such as email, websites (including this one), databases and a telephone system, these computers are kept in a secure room with very poor ventilati...

Viralcom - The truth behind YouTube Videos!

A couple of weeks ago I came across a trailer for an up and coming show called Viralcom (embedded below). The series follows Viralcom and takes you behind the scenes to see how all the classic YouTube...

ENUM - DNS for VoIP

  I was at Internet World today and went to a very interesting talk by a guy from Nominet; it was about ENUM a VoIP server resolution service, DNS but for telephone numbers. ENUM effectively allows a...

Crayon Physics

This morning I came across one of the most amazing games, it was linked to from a user on Pownce and its called Crayon Physics and involves moving a circle across the screen to the star on the other s...

Technology and TV Shows

I have been watching the past Spooks shows recently and I came across one of the stupidest things I have seen in a while. TV shows and films commonly mock up gadgets and other high tech devices, somet...

Dopplr

I have just come across another social network called Dopplr, this seems to have been up and running since September last year, I guess I just missed it. First impressions aren't good but it doesn't...

Grangemouth Oil Refinery Closure

The BBC have just reported that the Grangemouth refinery has closed, this is as the result of industrial action this weekend by employees. I first saw this story on the news last weekend when they wer...

Facebook Chat

Well, its finally here, for me at least. Facebook's long awaited chat program was ready and waiting this morning when I loaded up my browser. I haven't used it yet so can't comment on its stability al...

The West vs China

The whole China and the Olympics issue seems to be hotting up, earlier today TechCruch reported that a sports website The Sports Network serving data to CNN is currently down because of pro China hack...

MS DOS 5

Yesterday CrunchGear posted an internal promotional video Microsoft have put together for Windows Vista SP1, it is particuraly awful although it did lead me onto another Microsoft video but for MS DOS...