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How to infuriate your customers in one simple step…
July 4, 2007 by Katy Whitton

…Make fixing your crappy product almost impossible I’ve a (legal) copy of a rather well known virus protection program on my PC, I shan’t reveal the name of the company (*cough* begins with “M” *cough*) as I’m nice. Just recently it stopped auto-updating for no reason what-so-ever. I think it had gone on strike due […] … Read More »

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Minor Hiccup
July 1, 2007 by Katy Whitton

It would appear with all my fiddling with the website code recently I messed up the way that the posts display across the year’s change over (i.e. 2006/2007. I think I’ve fixed it now but if anyone see’s anything behaving oddly, please let me know. Also, some muppet set my New Years message to appear […] … Read More »

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Going back to the MBTI (again!)
July 1, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Every few months or so (for reasons of vanity I guess!) I retake an online Myers Briggs Test. The past year has seen quite a drastic change in terms of my personality. I’ve finally started to come out of my shell, have realised that I, as a person, can offer something of value to others […] … Read More »

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The Importance of a contract
July 1, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Read any online forum such as WebmasterWorld and you’ll see no end of web developers complaining that their clients won’t pay up. Why? because they didn’t bother with a contract. As I’ve already mentioned here in Managing Web Projects #5, the contract is a very important (and yet often missed) part of the development process: […] … Read More »

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Weekly Wallpaper #3 – Important!
June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Here’s this weeks “Weekly Wallpaper”, and I think it’s very relevant this time of year! You can click on the image below, or right click here to save it. … Read More »

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Ouch! I've been tagged!
June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

The social medium of the internet, and blogging specifically, always makes me smile. You get to have conversations with people whom you necessarily  wouldn’t interact with in the “real” world. One person I have met in the “Real World” is Wayne Turmel (although now I know his name isn’t really Wayne ;)) from “The Cranky […] … Read More »

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How Not to change Domain Registrars
June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s a saying “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket”, and it’s definitley one to follow from now on! I had my domain registered with my hosting company so of course, if you forget to pay them (whoops), your website goes down and you can’t simply point the domain somewhere else such as a […] … Read More »

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Argh *&@^% Spam!
June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s an article over at “Smashing Magazine” about preventing spam by hiding your email address. You can check out the full article here. I’ve had an email address visible on this blog for a while just to see what would happen and…. nothing. No Spam. Nada. I’ve encrypted it now all the same, but I […] … Read More »

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Windows Vista Delayed…. 18,000 years
June 11, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Hmmm, not sure I can wait that long! Found via the Register. I mean, I know there are a few “issues” but really? Looks like I’ll be installing Ubuntu afterall. … Read More »

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Google in YouTube buyout – Yawn!
June 10, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s enough talk about Google buying YouTube at the moment so I won’t clog the blogosphere further. Except to comment that if they were considering buying YouTube (which they would have been for a while now), why the heck bother with Google Video in the first place? Oh, hang on, I remember when I first […] … Read More »

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