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Code 365

I do some sort of coding pretty much every day. It might be a tweak to a site’s design, some hardcore php Yii coding or even a bit of applescript on my mac, but I usually have something I can write, explain or rant about.

Code 365 is an attempt by me to publish a post to this blog each day through to 1st July 2013. It may be that some posts are very short and I queue several up occasionally, but the plan is generally for one each day.

I’ll be posting them to my @hjbme twitter account if you want to keep up with what I’m banging on about.

So coming up shortly, day 1 of 365. Let me know how I’m getting on.

Safely Disposing Of An Old hard Drive Or Computer

So you’re upgrading your computer or replacing the hard drive and you want to be sure that the information on the old drive is no longer readable. Just delete the files or format the drive right? Nope. Still readable by bad people.

The only way to ensure the drive is no longer readable is to destroy the actual disk, and the best way to do that is to….

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