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Bowmoor 6 Hour Race

This Saturday I competed in the 6 hour race at Bowmoor sailing club. The race calls for teams of two, to alternate for 6 hours, after which average lap times are calculated and then corrected against RYA handicaps. A write up of the event can be found at http://www.yachtsandyachting.com/news/?article=158234 This is the second year I have done [...]

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Introducing SiteLight

I have just relased my first Google Chrome Extension to the Chrome Store SiteLight is google Chrome extension designed for site owners looking to casually monitor the position of their website in google searches. For more information, visit the SightLight page Click the link to download SiteLight - https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/iehmpeccajhfcaclhdihdnmgofohpaei   Update: version 1.36 Now highlights results [...]

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SSH Public Key Authentication with Putty and Pageant

Here is a quick step by step for setting up SSH Public Key authentication using Putty and its related tools. To use these instructions, you will need to full set of Putty tools. Generate the Keys Run PuttyGen and then press “Generate”. Move your mouse in a random fashion over the blank area to help [...]

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Managing SSH private key authentication with putty pageant and Keepass

Because the majority of servers I administer are running some flavour of linux (mostly Ubuntu server),  I spend a good deal of my time in a terminal window and am very at home running linux commands. Infact, if I need to do any diagnostic work, I will always open up my SSH client and start [...]

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Wet Wet Wet

This is my boat, Wet Wet Wet. It is a 1979 laser dinghy that I bought from a man on the internet. It is green which everyone else is jealous of. Yes it older than me. That means it gets to tell me what to do on the water, although I am working on that. [...]

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Four Tet – There Is Love In You

I was first introduced to Four Tet whilst at Uni by a flat mate. Not having kept up to date with Kieran Hebden’s output I was very happy to come across this 2010 album while listening to various other electronic producers, notably a collaboration between Dub Step producer Burial and Four Tet titled Moth which [...]

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