After waiting twelve months for its release the third part, which corresponds to the third book in Tolkien's trilogy, has been released. I knew that the first few days after the release it would be pointless trying to see it in any of the cinemas, but I really want to see it this weekend. I've decided to give it a shot at the 10 pm show... … [Read more...] about Lord of the Rings : The Return of the King
Archives for December 2003
Weird. There is no other word to describe the type of advertising that keeps on appearing in the Google Ads boxes here. One of the things I wanted to test with this 'blog' was the Google Adsense content checking type thingy. (Excuse my English :) ) I wanted to see whether it would serve content based more on the text (ie. these ramblings) or would the fact that it recognises … [Read more...] about Google Adsense
I'm always installing these things on our servers in order to make sure that we can support them. However I've never really got round to actively using one. In some respects I sort of miss writing. I used to write a lot more when I was younger. Most of it was non-fiction and of course there was a LOT of academic coursework, however I really should write more often. Like so many … [Read more...] about Diary? Blog?? Waste of time???
Spammers are now targetting our Bayesian filters. I've been doing some research on it, but there isn't a huge amount that we can do. The only feasible option is to work on implementing more custom rules for the main spam filters and see if that has any effect. Over the last few days there has been a marked increase in the number of emails that are getting through. Fortunately … [Read more...] about Bayesian Filters
I knew that the run up to Christmas was going to be busy. I didn't expect it to be as much 'fun'. This afternoon it took on a wholly new element... Needless to say certain elements in the industry were quick to pick up on this and attempted to exploit it. All sounds a little vague, doesn't it? But mystery is what it's all about. I work in a realm of intangibles, rarely dealing … [Read more...] about DEG