Contacting Technical Support

Posted on August 30, 2011

A few simple rules to get the most out of a technical support operator. 1. Do not start with an accusation. When asking technical support for help, do not start with an accusation, simply state what your problem is, starting by asking if I am doing something with the server and therefore implying that your problems accessing Facebook are a result of me doing "something" to the "server" is going to put me on the defensive. 2. Check and ...

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Full page background in CSS

Posted on August 30, 2011

I was looking for a simple solution to give a full screen background without using flash or javascript, Whatever solution I found must have met the following criteria. Fills entire page with image Scale the image if needed Center the image on the page As cross-browser compatible as possible The solution I came up with was as follows.

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Captchas are getting harder

Posted on July 13, 2011

I've had this feeling for a while that reCaptchas are getting harder, you know the things where you have to identify an image of a word in order prove you are human and access a website. My theory is that because these work by recycling the same scanned words from books, the ones that people get right are used to translate the scanned imaged into searchable text for and similar sites, unfortunately the ones people ...

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Adding watermarks without any software.

Posted on July 10, 2011

I've just been asked how to add a watermark to a photo,  The user has no photo editing software installed so we had to turn to an online photo editor. goto Click open "Photo Editor" Click "Open image from my computer" and you will be presented with a screen like this. Now open a second image such as your logo by clicking "File", "Open Image"  With the second image window selected press CTRL-A to ...

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View all images in an open directory

Posted on July 6, 2011

Copy and paste the below into the address bar and all the images in an open directory will automatically be loaded. javascript:var%20sHTML='<html><head><title>Fotoviewer</title></head>n<body>nt<div%20align="center">n';for(x=0;x<document.links.length;x++){link=document.links[x].href.toLowerCase();if((link.indexOf('.jpg')!=-1)||(link.indexOf('.gif')!=-1)||(link.indexOf('.png')!=-1)||(link.indexOf('.b...

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Stop Facebook automatically tagging photos of you

Posted on June 10, 2011

Facebook has gone and changed the privacy settings again, they have  introduced a new facial recognition technology that recognises your face in your friends pictures and recommends that they tag you. Personally I hate photos of me, and the last thing I want is every cross eyed drunken picture showing up on Facebook for all the world to see so if you'd rather this feature be turned off  here's how you turn do it. Click Privacy ...

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50 places for free backlinks

Posted on May 29, 2011

As far as I am aware all of these give free follow links, if you know otherwise leave a comment below. 1 - 2 - 3 - 4- 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - ...

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YouTube – Adam Savage with ArcAttack – Doctor Who Theme

Posted on May 23, 2011

For no other reason than I think its cool, I really need to go to Maker Fair. YouTube - Adam Savage with ArcAttack - Doctor Who Theme.

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Colours – Names, Hex & RGB

Posted on May 20, 2011

Colour Name Colour Hex R G B indian red #B0171F 176 23 31 crimson #DC143C 220 20 60 lightpink #FFB6C1 255 182 193 lightpink 1 #FFAEB9 ...

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1. Eat Breakfast Everyday

Posted on May 18, 2011

30 day challenge number 1 - Eat Breakfast everyday.   Day Date Result/Outcome 01 18/05/2011 1 Bowl of Frosties 02 19/05/2011 1 Bowl of Coco Pops 03 20/05/2011 04 21/05/2011 05 22/05/2011 06 23/05/2011 07 24/05/2011 08 25/05/2011 09 26/05/2011 10 27/05/2011 11 28/05/2011 12 29/05/2011 13 30/05/2011 14 31/05/2011 15 01/06/2011 16 02/06/2011 17 03/0...

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