100 days of ZENworks – flying home. Check-in powered by NAL

Post 2 of many in the next 100 days – talking about ZENworks. Ah – time to travel home from Düsseldorf. Up early and to the airport. It’s great seeing your product in use. Lufthansa check-in desks are powered by NAL. Check-in agent logs in, up pops NAL and all of the applications. I’m travelling […]

DirecTV, Tivo and HD

We bought a splendid HD TV a week or so ago – a Sony – very pleased with the quality. I did the cable magic and got the DirecTV up to speed as well. I decided to go with the ‘old’ HR10-250 Tivo based DVR, rather than the newer MPEG4 non-Tivo DVR. Call it Tivo loyalty. […]

Bayes learning, SpamAssassin, Novell NetMail and Copfilter

  I use IPcop and Copfilter as my firewall/spam/email filtering gateway. Free and easy. Scales well. I’ve had problems with Copfilter running the Bayesian learning for spam assassin; in short copfilter runs a wrapper script to call into sa-learn.pl. I found that the IMAP->message_to_file was just sitting waiting for input from the NetMail server I […]

Traffic Spike

I sent out birth announcements via email and blog on 28th October; the traffic spiked. It’s back to normal now – just family and friends.

Citysearch and badly written content filtering

I use Citysearch to look for new and interesting places to eat and go out. It won’t let me enter my location ‘Draper’ – it complains about ‘Inappropriate Content’: Here’s my location: Here’s the complaint: Looking at the content all I can assume is that ‘Draper’ contains ‘rape’ – and that’s bad. I hope they […]

Photos, storms and night photography

I took some nice pictures last September of a massive storm over Draper. I tried again last night – but the storm was too far away. I did get some interesting long exposure shots – look at this 20 second exposure of an almost pitch black sky: