Archive for May, 2006

Web hosting catharsis

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006

I just moved from a friend’s web host to my existing A2WebHosting account (for I’ve been wanting to do this for a while, but I anticipated that it wouldn’t be too smooth. The final push was the bandwidth messages I was starting to get every 6 hours: The domain (mclare) has reached… Continue Reading Web hosting catharsis

House and Ferrari

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

Looking for a house? Need a new car? See a future for yourself in the UK? Here’s the ultimate package deal: Buy this house in Durham for £367,000 and this 1998 355 F1 (F1 = paddle shifters!) comes with if for free! The house is listed at £367,000 – which is the appraisal of this… Continue Reading House and Ferrari

The Matt Clare Summer Tour

Monday, May 8th, 2006

Catch Matt’s presentation: Teaching Support 2.0. Ontario Universities Computing Conference (OUCC) 2006, May 28 – 30, 2006 at Guelph University. Presentation from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM on Monday May 28th Canadian WebCT E-Learning Conference, June 19 – 27, 2006 at the University of Alberta. Here’s my silhouette – very dapper! Stay for the whole… Continue Reading The Matt Clare Summer Tour

Census 2006 site painfully slow

Sunday, May 7th, 2006

Has anyone else noticed that the Census 2006 web site is painfully slow? The site even asks you to wait up to two minutes to establish an SSL connection. The site rejected my prototype version of Firefox (with OSX native interface bits) so I launched Safari and it thought it had hung because the connection… Continue Reading Census 2006 site painfully slow

Google tip for finding out how to do something

Thursday, May 4th, 2006

There’s a whole web site dedicated to dealing with questions that should have been Google’d before they were asked: But sometimes it can be hard to find help on a subject through Google. Often if you search How to convert an audio file Google will tell you that how is too common and omit… Continue Reading Google tip for finding out how to do something