Once upon a time I was a happy Veer user, delighting in their quirky approach, their random giveaways, their husky Austrian customer support folks. Then it changed, and I was sad. So long, Veer 🙁 And now, in 2016, another change. Veer is gone. No more. Kaput. Surplus to requirements following the Getty/Corbis thing. Once… Continue reading So long, Veer … for good.
Outlook 2011 fix autodiscover
…or rather disable autodiscover. At my place of work, we have various options for remote access. If you have a corporate laptop, you can connect via VPN and have full access to all internal systems. Or, if you just need to check mail, you can fire up Outlook and it will connect with or without the… Continue reading Outlook 2011 fix autodiscover
So long, Veer :(
For a long time, I’ve enjoyed finding imagery via Veer.com. Well, ok, perhaps “enjoyed” isn’t quite the right word. Anyone who has spent an afternoon viewing 6,000-7,000 photographs of too young, too pretty and entirely too sharply or provocatively dressed men and women will know “enjoyment” isn’t what you feel. When you’re looking for images… Continue reading So long, Veer 🙁
Too many interesting things
I was writing down a to-do list at work today and realised it was getting out of hand. Not the list of things I needed to finish; whilst there’s plenty on it, it’s not intimidating, just a lot of work. What struck me was the number of non-essential “exploratory” ideas I wrote down towards the… Continue reading Too many interesting things
Why does everyone hate Flash?
I was killing some time and a random selection of links took me via the Doghouse Diaries to this post on Not Even Philosophy about various things Apple have done, including the changes to the iPhone developer agreement, and it got me thinking about Adobe Flash. In particular, this section: Not only is it Apple’s… Continue reading Why does everyone hate Flash?