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Free Hyper-v 2012 environment

Free Hyper-v 2012 environment

Free Hyper-v 2012 environment – that’s right,  FREE as in  free  beer! I’ve migrated my home gear and labs from a 1/2 size rack to a single shelf. I won’t bore you with the

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Default IREDMAIL username and password

Default IREDMAIL username and password

Deployed this on my Netgear NAS and there is no info, so here you go   username = “[email protected]”, password = “$1$DZsJmM8J$kZVmvEJjahAa1S9njxDzb0”   You ca

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Agile compare

Agile compare

Version 1.0, as per Adrian’s request 😉   AGILE           (http://www…) Intro There is much debate between traditional and new project execution and project

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What are we doing?!?

What are we doing?!?

We no longer listen. We speak one over the other,  at the same time. We draw conclusions based on rumours,  hearsay,  gut feeling,  not reasoning and facts. We raise the voice instead of the reaso

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Facebook vs IRC

Facebook vs IRC

Does anyone remember the IRC of the late 90s and early 2000? Is it just me thinking how much of that functionality has been borrowed in the social media today? Thinking about FB groups for exampleR

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WordPress XML RPC API seems out of date

WordPress XML RPC API seems out of date

WordPress XML RPC API seems out of date   I was trying to work out the call format for posting to WordPress 4.x using the built-in XML API (from an Android app I’m working on ) and kept get

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Unfortunately, Exchange Services has stopped fix, Android 4.1.x, 4.1.2, Exchange ActiveSync

Unfortunately, Exchange Services has stopped fix, Android 4.1.x, 4.1.2, Exchange ActiveSync

Howdy Have been battling this for quite a while on my new Telstra Dave device, as well as on my Samsung GalaxyTab10 2. When attempting to use the default mail client with my Exchange Server 2003, it w

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10 Guiding principles for successful application development in the connected landscape

10 Guiding principles for successful application development in the connected landscape

So you already have this killer idea of an app/service that solves a particular need? Here is my take on what you need to consider when building it, in order to ensure rapid customer uptake and market

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Pain is your friend

Pain is your friend

Pain is your friend. Makes your thinking unbiased, clear and RAPID. We don’t often encounter this particular feeling in our life, so we seldom know how exactly to deal with it. Pain means you ar

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Simple NSA-like spoofing

Simple NSA-like spoofing

Changing your browser’s agent to match google both opens a very interesting alternative world hidden to regular eyes….

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Speed up your website – Varnish

Speed up your website – Varnish

A few weeks back, I’ve ditched my Netcomm adsl modem/router/firewall/voip and added a small modem in bridge mode. At the same time, reconfigured my switching on my core network to support VLANs,

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Collected my LeapMotion at last – guestposting Ezra van Dort

Collected my LeapMotion at last – guestposting Ezra van Dort

Collected my Leap Motion at last. Remember in Minority Report (and that dopey insurance ad) everything is really random and confusing – that is directly because of the air-gesture interface 😛

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Good evening fun in a pub

Good evening fun in a pub

Well… I guess you can imagine the damage I could do. What’s concerning is that my cc details are at times somewhere on these wires…

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How would hashtags benefit LinkedIn

How would hashtags benefit LinkedIn

How would hashtags benefit LinkedIn “it is NOT the fear of missing out, really. It’s about learning, and choice” Yes, some would say this is  blasphemy – “LinkedIn is a

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The critical pair of  “A”s – a new revolution

The critical pair of “A”s – a new revolution

A new revolution            Given Moore’s law, and the proliferation of always-on, connected devices (computers, mobile phones, home entertainment systems, appliances, sensors, you name it

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