Tag: networking

WordPress FLV plugin WP OS FLV slow

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been designing a basic site (in WordPress) for a new client. This client needs some embedded FLVs on the site, and doesn’t want them (for good reason) to be directly linked to YouTube. As such, and seeing as I didn’t want to make the client write the HTML for …

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Zoom 5341J cable modem

After moving back to the midwest United States, I was immediately reminded of the frustrations of dealing with the primary cable internet provider–Charter Communications. They offer fairly good speeds, and when considering the price, the performance-to-cost ratio is outstanding. However, the reliability of the service leaves a lot to be desired. One of the primary …

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Getting a job in IT?

Earlier this year, over at explosm.net, there was a particular strip of Cyanide and Happiness about résumés. This comic was part of a rewrite contest, and quickly spread as an internet meme. Today at work, I received this amazing variation of it: While Google is certainly a useful tool in researching various solutions, or finding …

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