RandomHello plugin - ‘Hello’ in different languages

I’ve always thought it was cool that Flickr would say “Hello” to you in a different language each time you logged in. So a couple of days ago I decided to code up a simple Wordpress plugin which would allow me (and hopefully others!) to do the sam...

Enabling SSL in Wordpress 2.6

Yesterday I upgraded this site to Wordpress 2.6. All in all, everything went smoothly. But then I noticed that the Admin-SSL plug-in was no longer working, which meant that I couldn’t force my admin sessions (i.e. wp-admin/ stuff) to be ac...

SMTP server not working for Yahoo UK accounts

I’ve had a Yahoo! .co.uk email address for donkeys years. And I’ve always been thankful for having POP access to this account so that I can work with it from within my desktop mail client. Although I check my email every day I don’t have the need...

BCS interview with Mindtree co-founder

Here’s a cool interview with Anjan Lahiri, one of the co-founders of Mindtree: http://www.bcs.org/server.php?show=ConWebDoc.19390 I particularly liked his response regarding the wisdom of offshoring/outsourcing: The question is ‘should enter...