SA Team for Imagine Cup

I just read an IT Web article on the SA entrants to the Imagine Cup.  For those who don’t know, Microsoft South Africa has run Project Firefly for a number of years… Its basically a software development competition amongst SA Academic institutions.  The Imagine Cup started after Firefly and is an international “version” of the competition. I was fortunate to […]

First day of the 10 free SkypeOut minutes promotion…

Today is the first of four days this month where you get 10 free minutes of SkypeOut calls.  Check it out on their site – Skype, or via Skype Journal. [Update: Aparently the promotion started yesterday, so their 24 hours is over.  I’ll try and be a bit faster in posting the next time.]

News sources…

One of the guys at work asked about an hour ago if we’d heard anything about the bomb blasts in London.  My immediate reaction was to go to Google News, which was ok, but a bit difficult to find details quickly.  My colleague however went to WikiPedia and got the news from there… I soon followed […]

Machine issues…

Hrm… I always knew that I disliked Norton Antivirus (now Symantec Antivirus) but I’ve never had any proof besides a hunch that was formed during the early 90’s after seeing their products at work.  On monday my already ailing work computer started to die.  The “System” process suddenly started using 99% of the cpu time […]