Archive for April, 2013

StatusNet Instance Retirement

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

On January 1st 2012 I started to host my own StatusNet Instance. However recently I’ve found that I haven’t been using it and now that (uses StatusNet) has been abandoned and no longer accepting new subscriptions. So I felt best to retire my instance and revert to

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Liberal Party NBN Press Release

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013


They say that a picture paints a thousand words!

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Opposition Explain FTTN Policy

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The debate over the future roll out of the NBNCo infrastructure is taking an interesting spin. The current policy is to install FTTH (Fibre to the Home) however the opposition wish to change this to FTTN (Fibre to the Node)
So how does this change things? Well FTTH brings the end user fibre optic cable to the house (point of entry) however FTTN has the fibre optic cable terminate into a node where the end user will still rely on copper wire connection.

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Gremlin in the Server!

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Over the last few days I’ve noticed that my web server has been a little unreliable. As usual there’s nothing obvious in the logs to recommend just what the cause might be. I’ve made some changes via ISPConfig and it’s possible that I may have set up something wrong! as GoogleBot has complained that it can’t reach the robots.txt file (this is in the root of the web server and is visible to me) So there’s a gremlin hiding here somewhere!


This is also effecting my mail server, So the occasional mail is bouncing (inwards) I just hope that this isn’t the beginning of a failing SQL table…