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Site Update: Celebrating 1 million+ views (25 Jan 13 – 3 Sep 15)

On 23rd January 2013, this site (i.e. goughlui.com) was officially born out of the ashes of gough.ath.cx, formerly served from home on an ADSL2+ link with a humble Raspberry Pi Model B with WordPress, and before that, a Pentium III … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday: Facebook Post Experiment & SSH Honeypot

Another birthday, and it’s a reminder that yet another year has passed. Time seems to pass by quickly, even when you do your best to make the most of every day without overloading yourself. That’s just how life is, I … Continue reading

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Mega Random: Merry Christmas, Site Updates, Transport Updates etc.

Gee, it’s been ages since my last random post. Since then, countless security vulnerabilities, mobile OS updates, world news events, scientific discoveries, scandals and wild weather events have happened – so many that it seems pointless to try and even … Continue reading

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Random: Site Stuff, LG D686 Fail, Shellshock, Transport Stuff, etc.

It’s been a few weeks since my last random post, and many things have happened in the tech world. Unfortunately, because of the amount of work that I’ve had to do, I haven’t been able to take a break to … Continue reading

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Site Update: WP Super Cache Active

So far so good. It seems the use of CloudFlare CDN hasn’t broken anything critical yet, although as CloudFlare only caches static content, the slow response time of Ziphosting’s servers is still a problem. So far, I have found that … Continue reading

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Site Update: CloudFlare Active

Well, I guess it was a long time coming. Despite having initial reservations about running CloudFlare, it seems that I have little choice but to do it to help improve load times and reduce loading on my already ailing web … Continue reading

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Random: Ow, ow, ow, ow, ow …, Acer Iconia W3 and Windows 8.1, Site Update

It’s been an even slower week than normal. Somehow, after having ridden my 40km as I “normally” try to do last Saturday, and going through Sunday without any problems, on Monday I started to limp. My right ankle started to … Continue reading

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Site Update: Sewage Flooding, CeBIT Australia, Vivid Sydney, etc.

I suppose some of my followers may have noticed that posts have been somewhat thin on the ground recently, and that is definitely true. Recent developments with my PhD have meant a lot of time being taken up by it … Continue reading

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Site Update: Happy Birthday to Me!

Happy Birthday to Me! Gee time flies – I’m now 24 … I can’t really believe it. Happy birthday to me! But then again, today will be a regular day – another day at uni. Anyway – it’s about time … Continue reading

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Site Update: Redirection from gough.ath.cx taken offline

Just a quick note to say that the gough.ath.cx URL is now no longer active, and redirection has now ceased. Hopefully with the power of Google, people will be able to find their way to the new address – i.e. … Continue reading

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Site Update: Incorporated content from my travel blog

In order to make it easier for me to administer and maintain my content, I’ve now moved the content from my travel blog (detailing my trip to Hong Kong and China early 2012) at http://goughlui.wordpress.com to this blog. Most of … Continue reading

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Site Update: Tagging, Trackbacks, Related Posts

Finally, I’ve gotten around to tagging posts with tags – should have done it from the start just so I can enable Related Posts plugin at the bottom of each post (when viewed individually). This way, it makes it easier … Continue reading

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Welcome to the New Site

Today marks the launch of my “new site” – this one not served by Raspberry Pi. My old site at gough.ath.cx was served by my Raspberry Pi, running apache2, php5 and mySQL. But over time, the site grew beyond the … Continue reading

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Site Update: Unscheduled Downtime

Apologies for the unannounced downtime earlier today. As the traffic to this blog has increased (along with web-spider activity from Google, Bing and Yandex), the Raspberry Pi (and my ADSL2+ connection) is starting to see difficulties in keeping up with … Continue reading

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Special Event: 12/12/12 12:12:12pm

Well, I guess the internet is blowing up with 12/12/12 12:12:12pm stories. Here’s mine – I was at home, preparing to go to uni – putting on my shoes. Around that time, my mySQL server on my RPi crashed, my … Continue reading

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Site Update: Open for Search Engine Crawling and Stats Gathering

Well, it’s been a little bit since I started this blog, and I guess for the benefit of all, I have decided to make this site fully public. As a result, it is now open for search engines to crawl, … Continue reading

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Attempted SSH Breakins

This morning I woke up to see the lights of my Raspberry Pi blinking away. They kept blinking. For a while. And then it hit me – something isn’t right, my blog isn’t that popular! I suspected an SSH attempted … Continue reading

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Hello Guys!

Hello guys visiting this page. Believe it or not, this page is being served from a lone Raspberry Pi (overclocked to 950mhz) with a 32Gb Patriot LX Class 10 SD Card running Raspbian Wheezy, connected to a TPG ADSL2+ home-grade … Continue reading

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Hello Everyone!

Well well, another blog. How exciting! That’s probably not what you’re thinking … after all, blogs are often filled with long, rambling essays of pointless material. While I can’t promise you that this one won’t be – at least it … Continue reading

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