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Master of my domain… or not

A couple of experiences with online hosting services that I wanted to relate. Don’t worry, I’ll try not to let this get too geeky. NetRegistry domains For years I had a domain name custard.net.au associated with the company I owned that I used for contracting — this is a common thing in the IT and […]

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Up and down like a yoyo

Back in uni, we had a Unix server which (unlike the faculty machines) was available for use by any student. Its name was yoyo, and it was invaluable back when internet access was hard to come by, and official university access was only granted to students studying IT subjects. Why “yoyo”? There was a hope […]