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How to Close your Instagram Account
How to Close your Instagram Account

Silicon Valley is ushering in the Dark Age of the Internet. You can fight back in the most devastating way possible. Simply closing your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts hits them in the pocket. It limits their audience and makes advertisers look elsewhere.

Google AdSense is a Frustrating Experience
Google AdSense is a Frustrating Experience

During the coronavirus lockdown, I decided to try to monetize this site by displaying some ads here and there. The idea was to hopefully make a small amount of money to help pay for the server rental. Unfortunately Google had limited service capacity due to workers being out of the office. I’m not sure why... » read more

Advertising Linux Minecraft Servers to the LAN
Advertising Linux Minecraft Servers to the LAN

My 5 year old son is really in to playing Minecraft at the moment and always wants me to play with him.  I set up a couple of Minecraft servers on a Linux machine on my local network so that any of us could hop in and out from any computer.  Annoyingly I found that the... » read more

Ducati Panigale 899 and 1199 S Test Ride
Ducati Panigale 899 and 1199 S Test Ride

So today I rode both the Ducati 1199 S and the 899. I’ve read a few reviews and watched Baron Von Grumble’s vlogs on YouTube about both bikes and everyone says the 1199 is too brutal for the road but I wanted to see for myself. Side by side with my Kawasaki ZX10R, they are... » read more

Piggy in Search of Kak
Piggy in Search of Kak

Around 1993 I was studying for a BTEC National Diploma in IT Applications at Burnley College.  On the second year of that course, we were given an assignment to create a simple computer game in Borland C++.  At the time I already had a big interest in game development and poking at BIOS interrupts, so... » read more