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Monthly Archive June, 2003

referer logging rendered valueless

June 29, 2003

Well, I may just stop logging referring URLs, since I noticed this morning that the top 22 HTTP_REFERER variables logged are all bogus, all spam, all designed to attract pr0n surfers. This has all been in the last couple of days: traffic has quadrupled but it’s all meaningless, since I know it’s some invisible background […]

blows against the empire - Comments closed

the ever-dynamic workplace

Well, after several detours through the Slough of Despond at this job, I am on the verge of completing my 6 month probationary period and becoming a full-fledged employee of the State with all the rights and emoluments thereto appertaining . . . . It now seems that some of my tech skills and interests […]

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JK Rowling’s spell persists

I finished Harry Potter 5 last night, and am pleased that the depth and strength of the story continues to build. Sorry, no spoilers: you need to look elsewhere or read the book yourself if you want to know what happens. If you found The Goblet of Fire to be heavy going or too intense, […]

obscure pursuits - Comments closed

Oregon roadtrip

June 28, 2003

Haystack Rock, in misty morning Sunset

it could be called work - Comments closed