Contrast in Gmail Planets Theme

Thu 04 December 2008 by Peter Ward

If you're reading this on an LCD screen, you may need to tilt it (or move your head) to see this clearly.

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You're doing it wrong!

Mon 01 December 2008 by Peter Ward

And I apologise for the correct spelling and grammar of the title.

On his blog, Brian Jones points out (amongst other things) that you shouldn't use Excel (or any other spreadsheet product) as a replacement for a real database.

But this isn't all that is wrong in the world:

  • Don't …
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Google is reading my mind?!

Fri 14 November 2008 by Peter Ward

I wanted to look up the past tense of "lead" (not Pb) today, and so typed it into the search box on my Google homepage. Those of you who have been paying attention will have noticed that autocomplete is now more promintent among the Google services, so I wasn't suprised …

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FRisT P0S+!!!1!!!1!

Fri 20 June 2008 by Peter Ward

Sorry, I couldn't resist that one.

I'm just trying out how to blog using gnome-blog. It lets me type my blog posts from my panel. It's not as pretty as using the wordpress html editor, but it's a lot simpler and more responsive (on my slow, low memory computer).

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Robin Hood - A Critisism

Thu 13 March 2008 by Peter Ward

Those of you who have been watching ABC1 TV on Sunday nights will be familiar with the BBC production of Robin Hood.  I've been rather impressed with the originality of the program, and I think that it's been well-adapted, even if the episodes do have the unfortunate effect of almost …

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Not a first post

Sat 02 February 2008 by Peter Ward

This is obviously not the first post of my ^(blog). It's where I say ^(FRSIT!!111!!!!!!!)

So. Firstly, about myself. If you're not aware, my name is Peter Ward, and I'm a (coder|programmer), who went to NCSS 2008 recently.

I like w3c valid XHTML / CSS, and have a problem …

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