Archive for May, 2009

Free MySQL Talk in Leeds, Tonight

Somewhat to my surprise, I find I’m giving a free talk on MySQL quirks in Leeds this evening — I’d been expecting to attend talks on Raid and Cacti, but the speaker can’t make it so the organizer’s asked me to step in. Fortunately the presentation is already written. So if you’re in Yorkshire and [...]

Britain’s got talent…and Cybersquatters. Just ask Susan Boyle

Love them or hate them, talent shows can provide massive exposure for their hopeful contestants. Sure, 15 minutes of fame can quickly descend into abject humiliation, and the majority of wannabes just pass through the public psyche without even stirring so much as a cup of tea. But for every wave of deluded divas and [...]