Posts Tagged ‘Internet’


May 8th, 2008 No comments

I’ve implemented greylisting on my mail server, and I have to say that the initial impact is quite dramatic.

Greylisting is a relatively simple mechanism for defeating spam. Read more…

Playing around with GD, PHP and Latitude/Longitude

April 12th, 2008 No comments

A friend of mine asked whether or not I could create a service like MapLoco. They log the IP addresses of your visitors and create a nifty little map showing where they come from.

I told him that as long as I could get the latitude and longitude for a given IP address, I could very likely do it. Half an hour later, I had created a simple proof of concept example. Read more…

Review: D-Link DPH-541 WiFi VoIP Phone

June 15th, 2007 11 comments
DPH-541 WiFi VoIP Phone

DPH-541 WiFi VoIP Phone

First Impressions

My first impression of this phone was that it’s attractive looking, with a stylish cellphone style flip design. Read more…

Google Earth Escher

May 18th, 2007 No comments

I was goofing off with Google Earth today and came across this:


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Cruising the Internet… NAKED!

July 7th, 2006 No comments

You may have read my last blog entry, where I talked about getting Naked (also known as “dry loop”) DSL service, which is having DSL without having a telephone number/account associated with it. After some thought and spending some time on figuring out where my access would come from during the transition period, I decided to go ahead and cancel my Verizon services and order from DSL Extreme. Read more…

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Mmmmmmmm…… Naked DSL…

June 9th, 2006 No comments

I’m looking at replacing the DSL service I have with Verizon. I currently have a telephone number which I don’t use, except for receiving the very, very occasional fax, and my for my DSL service. So I’m effectively spending $70-$80 per month for a 768k/128k DSL connection. That’s right, 768/128. Ugh. Read more…

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