Month: September 2009

  • Bouncing Emails – Some Stats

    Well, yesterday at work we launched Manga High’s Educational Maths Games and we were featured on Radio 4’s “Today” show (6.6million listeners), the Guardian newspaper (0.35million paper readers) and Guardian website (25million uniques per month) and Channel 4’s “News at Noon” (around 1million viewers) and apart from a 3.5hour “outage” between 7.30 (Today show’s broadcast […]

  • Bad Ideas – 3 in 3 days!

    My first bad idea was on Tuesday when we all (at work) had a glass of wine to celebrate moving to the new office. Not such a bad idea – until after I took my sleeping pills (yep, I’m having trouble sleeping and had forgotten I was taking them when I had the wine). Sleeping […]

  • Techy: Find and replace on Linux excluding SVN folders

    Just another snippet aid to memory, this find and replace (using perl) uses Linux’s find’s “prune” syntax to “prune” the path before it to avoid doing and search and replace on .svn folders: find -path ‘*/.svn’ -prune -o -type f -exec /usr/bin/perl -pi -e “s/ORIGINAL/NEW/g” {} \;

  • Techy: Internet Explorer 8, Reload Rendering Issues – Fixed!

    I’ve just had a very very irritating time trying to debug a web page. It would load correctly into Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 8 and display/render correctly, but then when the page was reloaded or refreshed, it would be rendered incorrectly with a few sections offset and just generally looking wrong. Thanks to a lot […]