Linux worse than drugs for kids – says Teacher on crack …

Posted on January 11th, 2009 by Othello  | 

Parents, be VERY worried about sending your children to school, unscrupulous IT literate students might be getting them hooked on a drug called Linux … This is both funny ( I dare you to read the letter outloud and not smile) and sad (because if peple like this really are in positions of power, the […]

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Twitterers Gets Phished

Posted on January 5th, 2009 by Othello  | 

Thousands of people have fallen for a fake DM (Direct Message) Email claiming to be from the micro-blogging service and proceeded to hand-over their passwords/usernames. I wonder if the complete muppets that fall for these scams will ever learn to READ the url’s of things before randomly clicking on them ! See more on […]

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Microsoft say upgrade or die … The end of 32bit computing ?

Posted on December 31st, 2008 by Othello  | 

Microsoft have announced that the forthcoming Windows Server 2008 R2 release will be available ONLY in the x64 version. – leaving all users of the current release of x86 W2k8 Server (Web and Datacentre editions) with a near-immediate upgrade issue for both hardware and software. With many of the initial problems of the 64-bit version […]

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Impressive Household Gadget…

Posted on February 16th, 2008 by Othello  | 

Now the dream gadget every woman has been waiting for is unveiled in the form of the IronPhone.

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Fashion Accessories for Geeks

Posted on January 26th, 2008 by Othello  | 

I like gadgets – devices to perform a specific function/purpose, to make my life easier, more enjoyable, or just different. I’m not alone in this – which is why every high-street has a gadget-shop of some kind. Sadly the human brain is wired so you can only think one of: “bling” is fashionable technology is […]

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Romans, Gauls and Teutons – All out war in 1 A.D.

Posted on January 21st, 2008 by Othello  | 

I’ve recently discovered a MMRPG (Massive Multiplayer Role Paying Game) browser based and free, very reminiscent of the early sim-city type programs. This wonderful gem is called Travian, and available to play right now 😀 It’s been around for a while, with active forums, comprehensive wiki, clans (alliances) and so forth, but takes a bit […]

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How to give yourself brain damage

Posted on January 12th, 2008 by Othello  | 

(or at least cause an epileptic fit) Chuck together One dark room 100 helium filled balloons 100 white LEDs Some string and servos Music by a Kraftwerk Addict This simple formula of light, sound and acrobatic bubbles by designers “Electric MoOns” is either a masterpiece, or an experiment in causing people to up-chuck – you […]

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The most punchable Housemate ever !

Posted on January 7th, 2008 by Othello  | 

“Punchable” is how the tabloids have been describing online scammer Liam Young of OXYUK. For those that missed his entry into the Big Brother House here’s the video summary … Habitual Liar Liam Young Enters The Big Brother House And for completeness sake, here’s link to the video of the lttle bollock-sucker getting evicted from […]

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Big Brother and the Deluded Web Host

Posted on January 4th, 2008 by Othello  | 

Well, C4′s Big Brother series has started again, with a selection of Endemol hand-picked “characters” to represent a cross section of the UK’s up-and-coming lads and lasses … presumably some attempt by the program makers to “appeal” to a new audience, as the viewing figures continue to decline. One of the contestants (HouseMates as they’re […]

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Google begins plans for replacing life-on-Earth…

Posted on January 2nd, 2008 by Othello  | 

Deep in an underground bunker, mad scientist geeks are working night and afternoon (real geeks are like vampires, alergic to sunlight) on the next google launch … ANDROIDS This week the big–G registered and drop-caught a number of new domains now sitting on the G’s nameservers including… […]

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Goodbye 2007

Posted on December 23rd, 2007 by Othello  | 

Well, it’s almost the end of the year, so in every industry it’ll be Lists and Resolutions for a while now… The constant dross is on the goggle-box, designed either to make you conform, or simply to confirm that 99% of viewers are brain-dead like… 100 most unappaling songs ever 100 mind-numbing sports personalities 100 […]

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And the awards for the 3 biggest hosting outages of 2007 go to …

Posted on December 20th, 2007 by Othello  | 

#3 Serverbeach During a storm a power feed failure lead to the ServerBeach datacentre to switch onto generator power. Sadly at SB the generators didn’t cover the aircon units, just the servers. Internal temperatures quickly soared to 60+ degrees in the DC, meaning everything had to be immediately shut down to save the building catching […]

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Micro$oft Announce Windows Server 2008 pricing models

Posted on December 4th, 2007 by Othello  | 

In anticipation of the major marketing machine and hype engine gearing up for next years Windows 2008 launch, MickeyMouseSoft have announced a plethora of versions and licences designed entirely to confuse you … There will be ELEVEN versions of W2k8-Server Standard 32bit Standard 64bit Standard 64bit with Hyper-V support Enterprise 32bit Enterprise 64bit Enterprise 64bit […]

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New Web2.0 social site draws a crowd

Posted on April 11th, 2007 by Othello  | 

Newcomer to the web2.0 scene, and quite obviously looking to cash-in on the social discussion (group-blogging) concepts is myLot. With a slightly different take on the “value of a user”, and knowing they need to play a very serious game of catchup, myLot are prepared to pay you a SMALL amount of their revenue (derived […]

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The best customer support is silence

Posted on March 3rd, 2007 by Othello  | 

Well, the RegFly issues continue, with their official response being basically … Thank you, your call is important to us, we’re hanging up on you now, as a method of improving our customer service. Goodbye. Read the full details at : ICANN Announcement 2/March

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Google University Opens in London

Posted on February 9th, 2007 by Othello  | 

Yes, internet marketers have finally been recognised as some of the dumbest people on the planet. So in order to part a few more of them from their wallets, already largely emptied by the purchases of out-of-date SEO tricks and secrets and insider information which really condenses down to if you want to guarantee entry […]

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Going Green, Recycling, Planting trees and Reducing Carbon

Posted on December 23rd, 2006 by Othello  | 

Carbon Dioxide emissions are thought to be a contributor to the (as yet unproven) Green House Effect and something many people are worried about.Despite scientists spending half of the last 30 years trying to convince us of a 2nd Ice-Age on its way, they’re now claiming the exact opposite. We have no idea which of […]

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Weaselboy still spamming and scamming …

Posted on December 6th, 2006 by Othello  | 

So, since publishing the last few blog entries for the edification of the masses, we’ve seen a massive upsurge in spam, where we are getting the bounce messages, as it puports to be from us… A cursorary glance at the headers show that the spam is actually being generated by a number of exploited boxes […]

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Some Weasel-Boy background …

Posted on October 25th, 2006 by Othello  | 

For those looking for some background material on the little slime-bag 🙂 Companies/Firms to research: Ultra Technologies Limited Dot Com Avenue (aka Dot Con Avenue / DCA) TrueHosting ExpertHosting and a whole slew of domains and business used to spam from And if you can get it from Google Cache as […]

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Yet more Weasel-Boy news ….

Posted on October 25th, 2006 by Othello  | 

Weasel-boy back in court and still a complete w*nker.

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