Miscellaneous

Stuff that doesn’t fit anywhere else.

Google Analytics Data Ranges

I use Google Analytics to monitor the number of visits I get to this website. For the most part I find Google Analytics to be an exceptionally well put together service but, as with a lot of Google tools, there are a few sharp edges that just never seem to get fixed.

Adding Cover Art to Video Files

I’ve been asked a couple of times recently about adding cover art to video files. This process will replace the default icon used, which is a frame from the film, with the DVD cover or any other artwork you want to use.

Netflix UK Update

As we’ve now been using the Netflix service for a few weeks I though it was time for a bit of an update. Overall I’m still generally pleased with the service. The lack of a queue still bugs me but it’s not the end of the world so I’ll live with that. Picture quality seems …

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Netflix UK

After a long wait the UK finally has access to the¬†Netflix¬†film and television streaming service. We signed up on the day of release and after a few days of use I can say that over all I’m fairly pleased with the service. That’s not to say everything is perfect though, there’s a long way to …

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GCHQ Challenge

GCHQ (roughly the UK version of the CIA) are running a sort of recruitment program at the moment looking for geeks that are good code breakers. They have put up a site with a single page which presents a challenge to crack a code. Once you’ve cracked it you type the code into the text …

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