… I’m off! Effectively what happened yesterday with respect to Fianna Fail TD Ned O’Keefe when he was told in true Fianna Fail democratic style to vote the same way as the party had chosen to and not express his own views. The context: Yesterday Mary Harney faced a vote of no confidence with respect… Read More »Right said Ned…
I recently heard some discussion about a new book by Diarmaid Ferriter, entitled “Judging Dev” that is being forced into the secondary school curriculum this year by the Department of Education. One of the key components in Ferriter’s undertaking was supposedly to deconstruct the sometimes harsh character of Eamon de Valera, Ireland’s well-known figure from the… Read More »Judging De Dept of Education
It would appear, from this Reg article, that the iPhone-omenon that swept the US earlier this year is not translating similarly across this side of the pond. I have to say that I’m not totally surprised by that news. Any uber-geek that really wanted an iPhone before it was released recently in the UK probably… Read More »iPhone not doing well in the UK?
I’ve had a Maxtor 300GB NAS drive for a few years now, serving as a back-up solution and also a samba share for my digital music files and videos. I recently saw somebody else’s NAS solution, a DLink DNS-323 with RAID options for the two drives that it holds it also boasted an iTunes server… Read More »Plug and Play Music
Today was one of those Sundays when I just didn’t feel like doing anything at all. So I plonked myself in front of the TV and watched brainless shows for a while. As it happened, this braindead activity lead to a thought provoking moment. I was watching a music channel and they were playing videos… Read More »Evil, nullified
A few days ago I was very happy to finally return to using Safari as my main browser on OSX. A few days on there are still things that are upsetting me about it and which I wish Apple would fix as it has to be simple enough to do so. My first bugbear is… Read More »Things I don’t like about Safari 3
… or is their latest patent just a wind-up? According to this article in the Reg’s Hardware site, Nokia have lodged a patent for a device that looks somewhat similar to the famed Sidekick communicator that every celebrity under the sun has. However, the laterally sliding screen on this device is slipped into one of… Read More »Nokia getting cranky…
Just noticed by accident that Google Docs now works in Safari on the Mac, or at least in version 3 of Safari. I know that it didn’t work in version 2 up until a few weeks back but can anyone still running v2 confirm this? Safari 3 is really matching up to what I want… Read More »Google Docs working in Safari 3
Yes, the layout of the blog has changed again for the second time this year. When I moved server and upgraded to the latest version of MovableType 4 I discovered that there were a few changes in the template structure that would have required a few changes on my behalf. So, I decided to be… Read More »It Looks Different; Again!
Greetings, I’m back writing again after a wee break of moving server with the site. Took me a while to set everything up again and I’ve noticed that I have one or two folk I need to reply to. Apologies for the delay. Anyhow to get the ball rolling on a new era: I see… Read More »Tiger never changes its spots