EC2 Spot instances

The thing I really like about Amazon's cloud stuff is they're constantly undermining themselves with new innovations - spot instances are another great example. Taking the utility metaphor a step further you can now rent their services when nobody else is for cheaper, like buying electricity at night.
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There's no money in it

I followed up with a few potential investors who've had my pitch for Sproozi today. It's been a week or two since I heard from them and I honestly wasn't surprised when they came back with a no. Not hearing anything doesn't exactly show a great deal of excitement.
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GeekUp Hebden Bridge

It's cold, wet and pretty nasty outside, but tonight is our first GeekUp in Hole in't Wall in Hedben Bridge @7:00. If you're local and a geek about anything, come down.
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Useful commit messages

I realised that I'm not very good at this when I looked at my last commit for this theme. The message was "added a few things" a message I find myself using when I have nothing else to say, or if I've done too much work and either can't remember all of what I did or be bothered writing it all out.
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