Category: Technology

  • Google Workspace We detected an unusual sign-in attempt

    Google workspace formerly g-suite

    There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to manage a former employee’s email and after changing their password in Google Workplace Admin receiving the dreaded message of protection. Otherwise known as the ‘Login Challenge’. We detected an unusual sign-in attempt. To make sure that someone else isn’t trying to access your account, your organization needs you […]

  • My Online BBS History

    Hayes modems

    I was curious about my early online history. The sort of stuff that predates “the Internet knows everything” and ages before “Google knows everything. There was once even a time when “it’s probably on Alta Vista” and “hopefully Yahoo can help” were common statements. I ran NetRunners, a dialup BBS (Bulletin Board System) that was […]

  • iCalendar of NSW Public Holidays

    As a Producer, Line Producer and Production Manager in the film & TV industry I need to know about upcoming public holidays when pre-pre-pre-production planning. You’d be surprised how often a public holiday ruins a budget. Anyway, I have a mix of databases, spreadsheets, text files and industry specific software that helps me do my […]

  • iCalendar of Easter Sunday

    iCalendar Specification

    I looked around for an iCalendar listing of Easter dates for a project I was hacking together. I couldn’t find one so I threw it together. In my typical overkill I went all the way out to the year 2299. It’s available on GitHub and also I’ll host and update two calendars covering: Good Friday, Holy […]

  • What’s a DVD?

    Reddit user Zy14rk's answer to "What's a DVD?"

    Reddit user Zy14rk gave the perfect answer to the question “What’s a DVD?” Comment from discussion Zy14rk’s comment from discussion "What are people using to rip DVD’s these days?". I’m preparing to rip my DVD collection.

  • An Idea to Stop Vehicle Terrorism

    Flinders Street Station Photo via @briannatravers

    Last updated on December 31st, 2017 at 06:32 pm As I write this, news is coming in of another runaway vehicle mowing down pedestrians on a busy street. This time in Melbourne. No details yet other than the police have arrested the driver. If this is an act of terrorism or a tragic accident, there […]

  • Apple Touch Icon Cheat Sheet

    Ivo Mynttinen Design Logo

    Last updated on June 9th, 2018 at 11:28 am Continuing from yesterday’s post on apple-touch-icon sizes, the best cheat sheet for icon sizes and all other design things is iOS design guidelines by Ivo Mynttinen.

  • Apple Touch Icon Sizes Updated for iOS 11

    App Apple Logo

    Last updated on May 27th, 2018 at 12:26 am Stack Overflow user felipep posted an answer to the question “What size should apple-touch-icon.png be for iPad and iPhone 4?” His brilliant work is that he updates with all the suggested icon sizes for iOS10, including iPad Pro and every new iPhone and iPad as it […]

  • Never Add Analytics Code to Your WordPress Theme

    Mind the Gap Tube Sign by Anne Moniuk |

    Last updated on June 9th, 2018 at 11:32 am Best practise is to use a plugin to add Analytics code to your website, not the options in your theme. When you change themes you lose the code and often the first thing you know about it is a gap in your analytics data. A detailed […]

  • Banned Domains list

    Stop spam sign

    I’ve created a page for Banned Domains on this server. Any spammers that get through the blocklists will be added to the list. To get off the list comment below. If your comment is spam I’ll add you to a popular blocklist.

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