Monthly Archives: January 2005

Religion in computing: Macs, Unix and death to Windows

I would have thought that if anywhere was going to be free from decisions based on faith rather than facts then it would be the world of IT. How wrong that seems to be. There seem to be a particular … Continue reading

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PHP 5 and the magic __toString() method

Working with PHP 5 I thought the ‘magic’ method __toString would be a really great way of substituting objects for simple data types. That seemed the whole point of good object oriented design, so I could change the way a … Continue reading

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Annoyed with ‘modern’ internet technology

I don’t know if it’s just me, but it seems that every innovation or change in working practice in the internet industry seems to result in tasks taking more work and costing more money. CSS is a big gripe Supposedly, … Continue reading

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BBC SPORT | Football | My Club | Tottenham Hotspur

Martin Jol certainly seems to be doing the business at Spurs. I don’t know what it is, but he seems very well suited to the club and really keen to make some progress. It’s obviously working as well with one … Continue reading

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Rome: Total War. What a game!

I was lucky enough to get a copy of “Rome: Total War” (“RTW”) for Christmas and, as an addict of “Medieval: Total War” (“MTW”) I was too excited even to install it for a couple of hours. (Actually, I rushed … Continue reading

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