Category Archives: Web sites

Web sites that I thought were eithor good, quite bad, or contained something funny.

Analysing the Time 100 influential results

Time have their ’100 most influential people’ poll on at the moment. It is interesting to analyse the voting results so far. Like the person with the most ‘Yes’ votes has almost double the number for the next person, but … Continue reading

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It seems, @ClickFrenzy, some retailers’ websites have crapped themselves even before 7pm

An alliance of Australian retailers trying to make themselves still relevant in the online shopping world (something they have ignored for may years hoping it would die) have decided to try and emulate the US’s Cyber Monday with their effort … Continue reading

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[Insert customer data privacy clause or law here, if applicable]

Don’t you just love sites where the owners forget to update defaults or fill in bits that have been left blank in the default template? It just shows those who are ‘detail oriented’, or not. If you look at the … Continue reading

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Incorruptible #26 is broken and comiXology don’t seem to care

Some time ago, I found that the copy of Incorruptible #26 on the comiXology iPhone App was broken. Checking the online version, I found it broken too. I have tried to contact comiXology about this problem, twice, and am still … Continue reading

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Pruning wiki users, is there an extension for that?

If you manage any wiki you know that spamers love them. They just drop by, register a new users, and add some link spam. Now, there is an extension for MediaWiki wikis to remove all the spam pages, Nuke. But … Continue reading

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VodafoneAU – Don’t URL me, I’ll URL you (vfau.me/dcg4n)

Received an SMS purportedly from Vodafone today. Upcoming correction to data charges from 08.07.11 may affect your service. Please head to: http://vfau.me/dcg4n for more information Following the link you end up at the page http://i.three.com.au/VFMarketing/2011Q2/DataUsageCommsGp1011 and a 404 error message. … Continue reading

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100 contacts on LinkedIn, how 1337

Got my 100th contact on LinkedIn. Oh, how 1337. (For those not in the know, replace the numbers with letters and you get ‘Leet‘)

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LinkedIn’s April Fools day joke

Logging into LinkedIn today I noticed an interesting selection of People you may know. As these people will probably all disappear after today, I took screen captures for you to have a look at in the future. You can find … Continue reading

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Vodafone SIM only Caps advertising double data allowance

I have been a Vodafone customer for a while. Most recently as pre-paid. When a friend game me their old iPhone I had the need to move to a plan with data allowance. And the Vodafone SIM only plans looked … Continue reading

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Vodafone Billing options don’t give you enough digits

This is more a complaint about bad web design than Vodafone itself. I was looking in the MyVodafone site. Needed to check billing info. And noticed this silly error on the Billing options page. As you can see from the … Continue reading

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