IBM need help with statistics

Posted on Thu 04 July 2013 in Uncategorized

Look at this infographic

[caption id="attachment_780" align="alignnone" width="625"]The way I read this, before and after were the same. The way I read this, before and after were the same.[/caption]

So,"Stockholm convinced the skeptics to pay for a faster commute."?

I'm assuming that means pay for an IBM traffic management system as I'm not exactly sure …


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Caught in my spam trap - buildingmergers.co.uk

Posted on Thu 14 March 2013 in Uncategorized

I've decided to start naming and shaming the people who spam me. I have an email address hidden in the code of one of my web sites. It doesn't display to visitors but robots will read it.  To give the spammers a sporting chance, the email address is nospam@....mydomain …


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Installing a new hard disk in a Mac = not fun

Posted on Mon 03 December 2012 in Uncategorized

So I had to upgrade my mac hard disk. 12 months and I filled the 320Gb disk so I treated myself to a Seagate Momentus XT 750Gb disk.

It has NOT been fun. Problems so far include:

Initialise disk over the internet and restore from TimeMachine - fails to restore the …


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Results are in, Wordpress gets as much spam as movabletype

Posted on Wed 28 November 2012 in Uncategorized

That didn't take long.  Last night I pointed the domain name to the new Wordpress server. This morning I had 50 spam comments held for moderation.  I was impressed the spammers had noticed the blog change so quickly, then I thought the robots probably change their behaviour depending on the …


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Block web spammers by their IP address

Posted on Sat 31 March 2012 in Uncategorized

Every so often someone tries to post spam to this blog using a computer program. They never manage to because even if their computer does solve the captcha I manually approve every post. It's not like there are a lot of posts here after all.

Anyway, I've been meaning for …


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