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LinkedIn – how not to get hired

We have moved all our recruitment initiatives to LinkedIn jobs since we felt that South African recruiters add little to no value in the recruitment process – think about it: a typical recruitment agency will charge a company a placement fee...

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Migrating from b2evolution to WordPress

Once you are stuck on b2evolution, it becomes a daunting task to move your content to another blogging engine. I have always envied the WordPress bloggers and the WordPress eco-system of plugins, but never made the transition due to the...

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Today’s FNB PayPal launch

Today was the official launch of PayPal in South Africa. The launch event was at Turbine Hall in Newtown. I have not been in the Joburg CBD in ages and found that the city (at least in daylight) looks a...

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Synology – automatic indexing via synoindex

To my knowledge, no DiskStation model currently exists where the kernel supports inotify. This represents a huge problem for people who have custom scripts to add multimedia to your DiskStations. While the DiskStations media indexer supports automatic indexing of files...

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A little fame / reminiscence of origin

A few weeks back I got contacted by a journalist from Austria who wanted to do a series of editorials about Austrians abroad and their lifestyle. It is a humbling experience to know that the article was published today in...

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Harmony wireless remote extender

Very seldom do I catch myself uttering the word “genius” silently to myself as I’m reviewing a piece of equipment. I purchased several months ago the Logitech Harmony 895 universal remote. As part of the package arrived also a wireless...

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Let’s rock

A few days ago the useless TNT-Express delivered a 10kg parcel of Guitar Hero:World Tour-awesomeness. Delivering the largest on-disc set list in a music-rhythm game to-date, Guitar Hero World Tour is comprised entirely of master recordings from some of the...

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iPhone – thanks for the fan-mail

Boy, did I get flamed today because of my previous iPhone post – most of the comments I could not publish – and I my deleted folder contains some 50 emails. Everyone who sent me those nice emails containing plenty...