Today I am the “P” in PEBKAC

What He Said has a little-used PEBKAC category. The acronym stands for "Problem Exists Between Keyboard and Chair" and is a favourite of the beleaguered comp...

Whither the computing students?

The Computer Studies department at the College set its second-year program of courses for the upcoming academic year. The normal slate would consist of five ...

Do we really need Top-Level Domains?

I was recently invited to sign a petition that calls for the .ca top-level domain (TLD) to be further categorized into specific second-level domains (SLDs): ...

Just a little server housekeeping.

Yesterday was Database Upgrade Day -- from MySQL 4.x to 5.0 -- which is why, had you visited, you would've noticed a big fat WordPress error message rather t...