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{ Monthly Archives } March 2006

SyncToy for Windows XP

SyncToy for Windows XP is a simple bit of software from Microsoft that fits the bill for my home PC backups. Give it any number of folder pairs, and configure how you’d like the two folders to remain in sync. There are 5 different synchronisation methods, each differ in the way they treat deleted/modified/new files. […]

Another link drop

Holidaying in Rio de Janeiro: Why not stay at Pousada Favelinha? Sounds like favela tourism is the way to discover Brazil! CSS Menus – Horizontal CSS Menu with Dropdown and Popout Menus Bucky’s BR Dome – Urban exploration in a derelict geodesic dome in Louisiana Currently my favourite ad on telly for the Volkswagen Jetta […]

States Pass Thousands of Info Restriction Laws

Wow, I just saw this really thought provoking comment on the the Slashdot article: States Pass Thousands of Info Restriction Laws. “The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum – even encourage the more critical and dissident […]

Update: Remote Desktop + SSH/Putty

This is an update to the article below: Remote Desktop + SSH/Putty. After reading this article on accessing a machine behind a firewall [pdf link] it occured to me that the configuration in the previous post could also be used to access a work PC from home. When you add a ‘tunnel’ via the dialog […]