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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