Archive for June, 2007

A server enhances your life!

Cool MP3 Player of the FutureAt this very moment I am sitting on my balkony, in the sun. Listening to some MP3s which my laptop is streaming from my server. With one eye I can see the TV and see that my girlfriend is streaming a video through our multimedia system, data is streamed from the server, ofcourse 🙂 Not to forget it’s handling the blog system where I am currently typing this message on. Ohw yes, ofcourse it does the “usual” stuff as well, web, fpt and mailservices.

Isn’t that nice? Have your data everywhere available and use the device of your choice to access the data in your way. I think in about three years every house will have a server system. In probably ten years I think it will be central point of “everything” in your house. A server truly enhances your experience of life!

Like to know more about streaming MP3s? Check out the Cool MP3 Database of the Future website. 

Fighting Spam on your blog

Having a successful blog has a disadvantage as well. Spambots love you. Well I don’t love spambots and because I was receiving lots of spam messages on my blog I decided to try a few anti-spam engines for WordPress and I like the one from El Rincón de Boriel best.

I think you have to tweak it a little bit to your liking (I couldn’t read the verification text at default level and I think I am human) but after that it’s quite okay. So what does it actually do? If you now enter a comment you have to repeat the text that is in a somewhat distorted image. If you are successful you are considered human 🙂

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