Monthly Archives: July 2009

System Administrator Appreciation Day

A sysadmin unpacked the server for this website from its box, installed an operating system, patched it for security, made sure the power and air conditioning was working in the server room, monitored it for stability, set up the software, and … Continue reading

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John Smit – Test Captaincy Record This Saturday

John Smit, who will become the most capped captain in Test history when he leads South Africa against New Zealand in a Tri-Nations encounter in Durban on Saturday, was quick to divert attention away from his record-breaking achievements. Smit, who … Continue reading

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Internetix 2009

I was honoured to be invited to the Internetix Forum of 2009 and I must say it lived up to all it’s hype…and more. Speakers like Paris Mashile (ICASA Chairman), Pinky Moholi (Telkom MD), Allan Knott-Craig (Former Vodacom CEO), Angus … Continue reading

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Let’s All Embrace The “Go Green” Initiative

Being in IT makes it a tad bit challenging to fully go green espacially with the current high demand for high availability which for the bosses means more productivity and inturn more revenue turnover. But I am taking the first … Continue reading

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Hunch.com – The Soon To Be New Craze…or is it?

Been using Hunch now for a while and I find it quite exciting. A site designed to help with decision making. A bunch of strategically placed random questions that helps determine what you like and places you intouch with other … Continue reading

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Gran Torino Theme Song. Awesome Track

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Springboks vs All Blacks – Bigger than Lions Tour

South Africa, winners of a bruising British and Irish Lions series, expect their opening Tri-Nations match against holders New ZealandSaturday to be the real test of their abilities. The world champions are predicting a high tempo game in Bloemfontein against the All Blacks … Continue reading

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Eastern Africa Seaboard Benefits With High Speed Internet Cable – Seacom

The first undersea cable to bring high-speed internet access to East Africa has gone live. The fibre-optic cable, operated by African-owned firm Seacom, connects South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Mozambique to Europe and Asia. The firm says the cable … Continue reading

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Swag Flu – Soulja Boy

Soulja Boy comes out bringing a music video for his new single “Swag Flu” for viewing pleasure. In this black-and-white video, the young rapper is captured getting cozy with two beautiful women.

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Social Networking Sites – China

Two more Web sites dedicated to social networking went offline in China yesterday amid tightening controls that have blocked Facebook, Twitter, and other popular sites that offered many Chinese a rare taste of free expression. China’s crackdown on social-networking sites … Continue reading

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