2012 is well underway…

So yet again I’ve shown a severe lack of motivation to update this thing for far too long… But after someone reading through a lot of the post history fairly recently I thought maybe it’s time to tidy a few things up and maybe even put some new (if thoroughly boring to most) content on…

Insurance Pains

We’ve all heard the insurance claim horror stories I’m sure. What seems simple and straightforward, turns into an absolute clusterf**k once the chips are down! Here’s my story so far; lets hope common sense prevails!

Ok so…

… the last attempt at an automatic post didn’t play nice. Not sure if it was a config error on this end or a fb issue in general (we all know it has plenty of issues!). =P Fingers crossed, this will work though! And assuming it does, good night all. =]

39 days to go…

So it’s now 39 days until I head for Aussie (all going to plan). So now I’m just doing a little setup so that if I get sufficiently motivated I can update the few of you who read this stuff on how the trips going. As well as the usual updates to base code and…

It feels inherently wrong…

… to be in a meeting in Auckland at 9am and be back in the office in Hawkes Bay mid afternoon. Yet that’s how todays been. 7am flight to Auckland. Cab into centre city, making it just in time for the 9am meeting. Quick coffee after the meeting then cab back to the airport and…

Thursday, 10pm.

10pm. 527548 events logged by Snort since 7pm last night (the last database purge). The vast majority of those was during office hours today; not surprising given the general peak traffic time on the network. Snorby is holding up well although ruby seems to consume a lot of resources, and I managed to crash the…