Monthly Archives: October 2008

Week off

Barbados here we come – yippee!

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Cricket Liu, DNS cache poisoning and me!

If there are any nerds out there who fancy meeting Cricket Liu from O’Reilly’s "DNS & BIND" fame, we are hosting a seminar in London on 4th November where he will be giving a speech about the cache poisoning security vulnerability … Continue reading

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Investing for the future

Well my ISA has taken a hammering this past month, some of the funds I am invested in have fallen 60% (think JPM Natural Resources). Ah well, it’s probably not worth getting out of them now so I’ll just leave … Continue reading

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Central Serous Retinopathy

I had an appointment at the eye clinic at my local hospital today, and further to all my warnings about blue LED’s and such like, it appears I am suffering from a condition known as Central Serous Retinopathy (CSR).   Finally … Continue reading

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Ooops! Heh heh

No wonder bank shares have fallen so much today. I’ve just been listening to the news and it seems that the Government are thrashing out a deal tonight to part-nationalise all 4 of the big high street banks so as … Continue reading

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This is just a pure gamble!

As I suspected, bank shares kept falling today, RBS down another 39%, HBOS down another 38%. The MPC should be announcing their interest rate decision tomorrow. Australia cut their rates by 1% this morning, and the general feeling is that … Continue reading

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This one is going to run and run…

Another tumultuous day on the stock market. The Icelandic government is desperately trying to rescue their economy. It’s not just the banks that have gone bust but the whole country. Which country is next I wonder? Germany confused everyone by … Continue reading

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