Scilly Isles – Looking Down

you may or may not know that my roots are in the heart of the south west of England in the county of Cornwall. I grew up there and know the place pretty much like the back of my hand, and yes I even speak like they do …

this summer was a great time to relax and hop on my friends cesena and fly over to the Scilly Isles for the day where I took this nifty pic.

Sharp 903 MMS Settings

… well it’s not really an article about the Sharp 903 MMS settings but it is an article to blog up the fact I have one.

The Sharp 903 being the super cool 3.2 mega pixel phone camera with a 2x optical zoom. The cell phone is big news for that reason alone being about the first to hit the market as far as I’m aware.

I’ve been blogging some pictures up to The Phone Cam Mobile Blog site to make some comparisons and tests.

Currently I have had success by setting this up through the e-mail method, which is a slight pain due to the fact that the mail goes through the vodafone mail servers (my current contract) and also costs for the GPRS air time, which is small cost but still a cost.

I’ll be looking at unlocking the phone shortly and figuring out a way to use a third party server and send pics to the site for free….

Server Logs – tracing the hackers

so there I was again searching through endless server access and error logs looking for bedroom hackers who leave their IP for me to paste into the server firewall.

Typical activity seems to take the form of searching for known vulnerabilities and then requesting to see if that file does exist on the server for exploitation. It’s not that I dislike that type of routine police task (which incidentally I have worked into my daily schedule) it’s just that I find these guys so dumb, and in need of a clip around the ear. I guess it is better than so other questionable youth activity, but really guys, go take a girl out for a pizza!

1820 Sound Engineering Part 3 qualification is available worldwide

1820 Sound Engineering Part 3 qualification is available worldwide and has been working
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I’m particularly pleased with the school expansion taking place, and this time of year is always fun as we get to meet the new bunch of students and make some new friends.

Recording Engineering and Music Technology

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Moving Countries (again)

… so I’ve had a fairly hectic month to date .. firstly I have now moved back to UK for the foreseeable future and will be based in the home counties for a time. The trip back was in fact a very long one which saw me drive (with an Italian friend in the passenger seat) through three countries, from Milan to Cornwall.

You can see some pictures of that trip through a phone cam and a heap of other voyeuristic nonsense. .. more later.

Sound Engineering Gags

Now everyone has one surely, a gag, a joke, a witty story to tell about a sound
engineering escapade that reminds us that we really must keep a sense of humor in this business.

So what’s your sound engineering gag boyo?

Sound Engineering Qualification

Finding a practical solution to a qualification in sound engineering has become a damn sight easier these days.

Distance education has arrived, and a sound engineering qualification in the way of a recognized qualification can be found here:

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