AboutI'm Stewart Macdonald, a biologist in Australia. This blog details the adventures I have tracking down wildlife (mainly reptiles).
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I’m typing this on my brand new iPhone. I think I need smaller fingers. I can even add a photo. This inane drivel is brought to you by the WordPress app for iPhone.
I’m currently working on a web site for a client. It adheres to all standards, and so it’s been displaying well in all the web browsers I’ve been testing it in. And then I go and test it in Internet … Continue reading
I was having som weird issues with performance on my PowerBook under Mac OS X 10.4.3, so I decided to upgrade to 10.4.5. After my machine rebooted I could no longer connect to my MySQL databases through PHP. A quick … Continue reading
(Or rather, on the dangers of listening to blogging) Now, everyone has the right to be heard (with obvious exceptions). But with everyone clamouring to be heard, it makes it rather hard to know who you should be listening to. … Continue reading
Google Earth is now available for Mac OS 10.4 and up.: Update: This is the Target store near Springwood. In this day and age of terrorism, I think that’s just asking for trouble. Target’s target My place from space!Image © … Continue reading
New copyright laws are apparently planned for Australia. At the moment it’s illegal in Australia to tape a TV show at home. It’s also illegal to transfer music from CDs you’ve legally purchased onto your computer or MP3 player. But … Continue reading
I’m not sure I particularly like Ecto, so I’m giving MarsEdit a go. A few minutes later… Well, after a couple of minutes of playing around with it, I much prefer MarsEdit to Ecto. It’s got a much simpler interface. … Continue reading