Kill GRUB!

, posted: 26-Nov-2006 13:08

My attempt at setting up a new machine with three kinds of Windows and one variant of Linux is only three-quarters successful at the moment. I've got two disks, and the idea was to do it like this:

Disk A
Windows XP
Windows V (read the entire post)...



Not just Brash: Howard in Australia linked to Exclusive Brethren

, posted: 25-Nov-2006 10:36

While Don Brash's resignation didn't on the whole get much media attention over in Australia, this AAP report published in the Age says John Howard has met with the Exclusive Brethren as well:

But Greens leader Bob Brown say (read the entire post)...



Don Brash goes over Hager's book

, posted: 23-Nov-2006 13:33

It was only yesterday that Brash's former chief of staff Richard Long was on TV saying that taking out a court injunction against Nicky Hager's book "The Hollow Men" was a mistake that'd cost the National Party leader his job. (Would link (read the entire post)...



Ian Wishart goes after Benson-Pope for "sexual torture sessions"

, posted: 23-Nov-2006 08:20

So, this was Ian Wishart's big scoop then:

THIS IS A MAJOR STORY, TYPESET IN MAGAZINE STYLE WITH PICTURES AND WITNESS INTERVIEWS, DETAILING THE MINISTER FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT'S INVOLVEMENT IN SEXUAL TORTURE SESSIONS. THE ST (read the entire post)...



Text Link Ads still hawks sponsored blog reviews

, posted: 22-Nov-2006 17:22

Early on when I started blogging, I tried out several different ad networks to see how they work. One such network was Text Link Ads (TLA), but I never used them - from memory it was because they require a server-side script to be installed, which is (read the entire post)...



Siemens corruption scandal: will it have any local repercussions?

, posted: 20-Nov-2006 08:41

Der Spiegel Online reports that five executives of German electronics and telecommunications equipment giant Siemens have been arrested for embezzlement and bribery in raids across the country last week.

What does a German corruption scand (read the entire post)...



Vista RTM: better but still buggy

, posted: 19-Nov-2006 11:31

Finally got Vista Release to Manufacturing or RTM downloaded - took a while because after initially hitting 400kbyte/s, the MSDN download servers got overwhelmed and the speed slowed down to about a tenth of that.

Upgrading from RC2 was d (read the entire post)...



Automated trackback spam

, posted: 19-Nov-2006 10:55

Some idiot spammer has found The Techsploder blog, and is sending large amounts of trackbacks from zombies all over the world. They won't ever show up but of course, I have to go through the moderation page and delete them. What a stupid waste of (read the entire post)...



Check your bloglebrity status at Kineda

, posted: 18-Nov-2006 12:56

Terry Ng at Kineda has put together a fun Technorati tool that'll tell you where you stand as a "bloglebrity". Are you an A, B, C or D-lister?

The Techsploder's not up there yet, with stars like Xiaxue, TechCrunch, Scobleizer and R (read the entire post)...



Poll: New TradeMe Kevo the Kangaroo logo

, posted: 17-Nov-2006 14:05


Here's the first sign of change at Trade Me, since the Australians - Fairfax - took over.

What do you think? It's quite appropriate, seeing that the Kiwi's about to become extinct.

Update David Slack suggests (read the entire post)...





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