Neil Turner's Blog

Blogging about technology and randomness since 2002

March 21, 2003
by Neil Turner
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BlogPatrol bites the dust

Those of you who get your stats from BlogPatrol will be no doubt disappointed to hear that the service has been shut down. The owner doesn’t have the time to run it anymore, sadly. (thanks to Quanta for that info)

March 20, 2003
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Situation: Critical

If you’re using pretty much any version of Windows, you need to read this. Microsoft have discovered a critical flaw in the Windows Scripting Host, such that even just visiting a site in Internet Explorer can allow that site to … Continue reading

March 19, 2003
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Coconuts of mass destruction?

One of the #odp chatters passed this on to me: AT least 15 people have died after a crash between a truck loaded with coconuts and a packed bus in Brazil.. I hope someone is investigating whether Saddam has a … Continue reading

March 19, 2003
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Terrorist advice from the Home Office

The BBC is running an article about advice from the UK Home Office in case of a terrorist attack. It’s quite useful, but I’m wondering why the BBC felt it necessary to display images of bottled water and batteries? I … Continue reading

March 18, 2003
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This is a threat

Alright. You know who you are. Not only have you offended me, but my friends (most of whom you don’t even know), and now my parents. I’m sorry, but this is nothing other than bullying. If I were you, I’d … Continue reading

March 18, 2003
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Happy Holi

Just like to wish you guys a Happy Holi. And no, I haven’t been throwing brightly coloured powder at people.

March 18, 2003
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Bush vs a box of Tic-Tacs

In times of international tension, there’s nothing like a bit of humour to lift spirits, so you may enjoy an objective analysis of who would make a better president: George W. Bush, or a box of Tic-Tacs. Currently the box … Continue reading

March 18, 2003
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The windy path to war

So it’s settled – we’re going to war. Great. Don’t get me wrong, Saddam is a tyrant, but I still don’t think war was necessary. Still, the only thing we can do now is hope that our boys from Blighty … Continue reading

March 18, 2003
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Birthday Beats

Firstly, a very happy birthday to Kymberlie :). Secondly, it’s my own birthday in a strike over two months, so I’ve added a countdown script, as snagged from Beginners Javascript. It looks like quite a cool site for learning the … Continue reading