Tag Archives: database

Hello Again! I’ve Been Missing You Too…. 0

Click the image to make it bigger, please. (It’s a rare picture of the Articles and Texticles aesthetics committee, scrutinising a submission from an artist hoping to have his work hung on this site…) Articles and Texticles is now functioning (almost) normally after changing web hosting company. Yippee, I say. It was a somewhat fraught […]

Moving Day for Articles & Texticles 1

Articles & Texticles is powered by WordPress publishing software. I like the way that WordPress   works and the direction that its open source developers are taking it. From a webmaster’s point of view, WordPress is so much easier to administer when you compare it to the standard HTML based static website, especially when it […]

Unintended Consequences: ID Cards’ Contribution To Domestic Violence 0

There’s an interesting interplay of various brands of fear at work in this video. Would it work better without the sinister background drone? Will life be better for women with vindictive ex-partners? Link to NO2ID Link to Women’s Aid (Via The Daily Irrelevant) _______________________________________________________________________

Database Server Falls Over – Not Many Hurt 5

Apologies for the absence of Articles & Texticles yesterday, my web hosting company (1and1.co.uk) were doing something unspeakable to the MySQL database servers and it took this site down for a few hours. I’m always a bit suspicious when I see the visitor stats crash down to almost nothing… (Click to enlarge) Fortunately there is […]

“The Register” Readers respond to Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs 2

For those of you living outside the UK who might not have heard this dismal story, a hapless functionary at the HMRC (Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs) sent 2 CDs containing the personal details of all families in the United Kingdom claiming child benefit to a firm of accountants who were contracted to audit the […]