Here is small advice for those who uses buddy press plugin for WordPress. This is awesome plugin, but if your server is heavy loaded you can notice that your MySQL performance can heavily drop if you are using buddypress for a long time. I was wondering why it’s happening. I tried all possible solutions from increasing the power of MySQL server, like multi-threaded expensive Xeon CPUs, SSD disk, RAM disk later on, but the problem of various testers and performance checkers points me to DB problems issue. So I came to the point that I need some how to remove the data from bp_activity table. Continue reading
Major changing happened with Yahoo! mail since October 2013. A lot was said about it, many people complained. So I decided not stay away and express my feelings about it.
I’m using Yahoo! mail since 1997. It’s quite a lot, half of my life. Yahoo is not the only free e-mail service. There are others there. Since we all know what means “free” nowadays, thanks to Edward Snowden, e-mail is kind of thing that’s quite hard to change or more of that to quit it. I’m not sure that back in 1997 Yahoo was designed to spy on people. But we got what we got, Yahoo is number ONE by the amount of passed private information by request. Continue reading
First time I heard it from the Sky news, about some guy who traveled from Hon-Kong to Russia, and who revealed some secrets of American national security. So I did not pay much attention to this shit as UK and all western countries reporters like to attract attention with something special. After 3 days of continuous punching my brain with this occasion I sent some time to read more carefully about it. Continue reading
Touch screen technology. Wow! Well, it was a Wow several years ago, now it is and ordinary daily event in our life. The technology arrived, proved it’s usability and reliability, fit with the market price and everybody seems to be happy. I cannot say I’m not happy, I got such a feeling that I know why it was pushed so hard by some forces who own this world. The answer is simple – degradation and brainwashing. Let me explain. Continue reading
As for desktop I was purely Microsoft guy, I used initially MS-DOS 3.3 with wonderful Norton Commander from Symantec. From time to time I was using JustWrite text editor in Windows 3.11. Continue reading