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Oh Lord won’t you buy me …

I’m a Mercedes SLK! You appreciate the finer things in life. You have a split personality – wild or conservative, depending on your mood. Wherever you go, you like to travel first class. Luxury, style, and fun – who could… Continue Reading →

.eu domain speculation

When the .eu domains became available to the general public, I decided I did not want forret.eu. That means that the domain was available to be grabbed by someone else, and indeed it has been. I received the following email… Continue Reading →

I am Spiderman

Your results:You are Spider-Man Spider-Man 80% Superman 70% Iron Man 60% Robin 55% Supergirl 50% Wonder Woman 50% Green Lantern 50% The Flash 45% Hulk 40% Batman 25% Catwoman 25% You are intelligent, witty, a bit geeky and have great… Continue Reading →

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via Ine and Clo

Our customers are the perverts, not us

In the newspaper De Morgen this weekend, there was a full page article about a successful Belgian internet entrepreneur: Cain Ransbottyn. Cain is the founder and CEO of Realroot, hoster of a large collection of high-bandwidth, and often NSFW, websites… Continue Reading →

More globalisation, please

A while back I bought the whole suite of Edward Tufte books: “The visual display of quantitative data“, “Envisioning Information” and “Visual Explanations“. Today my copy of “Beautiful evidence” arrived in the mail. Actually a Belgian Post employee came to… Continue Reading →

Please make this pay

One of the memes going round for the moment is a guy whose girlfriend will let him live his dream (a threesome) if his website pleasemakethiswork.com receives 5.000.000 hits by the end of this year. It’s a bit like the… Continue Reading →

Bouncing email

If you have sent me an email in the last two days, you will likely have gotten a bounce like “Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender“. Please resend your message because your mail server is indeed right: my email addresses @forret.com… Continue Reading →

Bluehost vs Dreamhost

As you might have read in my Migrating to WordPress article, I am now the proud owner of both a Bluehost and Dreamhost account. These two shared hosting providers have similar strong offerings for a similar low price, but they’re… Continue Reading →

IVI: Internet voor Iedereen

If your (Belgian) parents or grand-parents want to buy a cheap PC to get started on the Web, tell them to hold back for a couple more days. The Federal Government – through FEDICT – has set up a program… Continue Reading →

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