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Joyland Wichita, KS

Here are a bunch of photos of my 2014 visit to Joyland, in Wichita, KS. “Joyland Amusement Park was an amusement park in Wichita, Kansas, United States. It was in continuous operation for 55 years, from June 12, 1949 to 2004, closing permanently in 2006. It was once the largest theme park in central Kansas and… Read More »

How to: Create A Social Network that isn’t fucked up…

Ello is this talk of the internet right now.  A new social network, that doesn’t ask for, nor collects personal information.  Every few months a new “Facebook-killer” pops up… but the ones that seem to get attention are the ones that specifically target all of the media published controversy surrounding facebook. Why Ello is Flawed?… Read More »

Get Today’s Bandwith Usage from a Shoutcast Log

Shoutcast logs can be pretty big, if you don’t read them in line by line there is a fair chance of getting an out of memory error. The following function getShoutcastBW(logfile) simply returns the number of bytes streamed today out of the log. Good for calculating bandwidth. function my_strip($start,$end,$total){ $total = stristr($total,$start); $f2 = stristr($total,$end);… Read More »

Introducing Shafe’s Picks

As some of you regulars have noticed, I’ve cut back on some of the posts on the odd and interesting things that people are trying to sell on the internet. But fear not, I’ve been compiling these and making a comprehensive list of these oddities. With that, I’m happy to introduce Shafe’s Picks.  A site… Read More »

Install ISPConfig on Debian Quickly

I have a client who routinely deploys cloud servers and they like ISPConfig installed to serve as a hosting control panel. ISPConfig is great for your average customer to manage their server or even for a small hosting company to manage their servers. It is a cost effective alternative to commercial solutions like Plesk and… Read More »