Caffeine Measurement in Foods – It’s too Hard!
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I have an idea; it’s not very complex; it’s something I could create myself; but for one stumbling block.  How to measure the caffeine content in foodstuffs.

REVIEW: Bobble Jug
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A couple of months ago I purchased a Bobble Jug for use at work.  I’ve decided to review this product now as we’ve used the filter that was included with the jug, and have purchased a second filter for it. … Read More

How to Find Images on Google based on Image Size and Type
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One of my current tasks is the creation of an image resizing, cropping and optimising system.  As part of this I need to have a set of sample images to determine the best settings for the optimisation.  This post will … Read More

WordPress and Facebook Integration
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Late last night I posted about Facebook Open Graph Conflicts in WordPress.  After submitting that post and confirming that everything worked, I decided I was not happy with the JetPack solution for WordPress and Facebook integration.

Facebook Open Graph Conflicts in WordPress
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When I set-up this blog I added quite a few plugins.  One of these plugins was JetPack which has a “publicize” feature.  Prior to adding this I added a plugin called Facebook Auto Publish and another one called WP Facebook Open … Read More

AWS (SQS) in a BASH script
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Today I spent most of the day working on a BASH script to action messages from an AWS SQS queue.  Due to NDAs at wok I can’t go into the detail of what it does, but I’d like to cover … Read More

Why I chose WordPress
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If you’re reading this you must be wondering why I chose to use a self-hosted WordPress blog and didn’t got with one of the other services, or even a custom developed site.  The reasoning is fairly simple;  I’m developing a custom … Read More

It begins… Welcome to my blog
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Welcome to my blog; after owning alphageek.com.au for over 10 years I’ve decided it’s time to put something here.