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...

Why the Vodafone flat-rate data tariff is lacking

Most households in the UK that are connected to the internet are have got a broadband connection. And the vast majority (if not all) broadband packages are charged at a fixed monthly rate - a flat-rate tariff. So UK consumers are quite used to the...