Monthly Archives: August 2011

Aug 25

Using an iSeries to clean your sunglasses

IBM i

[[{“fid”:”455″,”view_mode”:”default”,”fields”:{“format”:”default”,”alignment”:”right”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:”iseries cleaning”,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:false},”type”:”media”,”field_deltas”:{“1”:{“format”:”default”,”alignment”:”right”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:”iseries cleaning”,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:false}},”attributes”:{“alt”:”iseries cleaning”,”class”:”media-element file-default media-wysiwyg-align-right”,”data-delta”:”1″}}]]So, I was rummaging through one of my cavernous office desk drawers this morning. I was looking for an elusive desktop calculator (you know, one of those ones that starts the week on your desktop but at some time during any given night, jumps up, runs around the room and […]

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Aug 24

FTP. SFTP. FTPS. OMG. WTF!

IBM i

I was just in a demonstration of a file transfer application called AXWAY Tumbleweed which someone compared to both FTPS and SFTP. Which made me scratch my head as I knew they were both very different things and only one of them was actually ‘Secure FTP’. So, as much as a memory jogger for me […]

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Aug 16

Rubiks cube

Life

Invisible Space Monkeys

I’ve been fascinated by the Rubiks cube since it defeated me, repeatedly, during my youth. Like most young men growing up in the late seventies and early eighties, the Rubiks Cube was this mystical, magical, plasticy and utterly bloody confusing thing that defied logic. In the days before the internet, a handfull of kids would […]

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Aug 04

email problems and the dreaded corrupted Outlook file

Life

So your Outlook.pst file is coming up with the dreaded file corrupted message? Dont worry because help is at hand Microsoft provides an Inbox Repair Tool which finds and fixes most problems with damaged Personal Folders .PST files. You can find the Inbox Repair Tool on the Start menu, under Programs | Accessories | System […]

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