Category Archives: Misc

Was there room on the door for two?

Could Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) from the motion picture ‘Titanic’ both have survived by both floating on the door? (Clearly there are a load of spoilers in this article – but the film did … Continue reading

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Standard Deviation of Noise in TV Viewing Figures

As discussed in my last post we found that ‘the standard deviation of the noise in viewers is about 20% of the range of viewers’ for Grey’s Anatomy. I wanted to see if a similar figure was true for other … Continue reading

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Graphical Analysis of Grey’s Anatomy Viewing Figures

I recently started watching Grey’s Anatomy which I’ve been enjoying. However a friend of mine told me that the later episodes are not as good. So I thought I would have a look if the viewing figures reflected this.   … Continue reading

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Switching Column Letters to Numbers in Excel

I was using a spreadsheet package earlier (hang on, this isn’t the BBC, I was using Microsoft Office Excel, other packages are available) and I wanted to find a specific column number. Not knowing off hand what the 100th letter … Continue reading

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Septentrio Receiver – Out of Geofence

A quick post, in a very small topic area. But one – that as far as I can tell – isn’t on the internet anywhere. That is if a Septentrio Receiver gives an ‘Out of Geofence’ status error.

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Tweak Firefox

It is really easy to change the advanced settings in Firefox, modifying how it works. In the address bar type: about:config When you hit enter you will get the ‘here be dragons’ warning, click ‘I’ll be careful, I promise’ and … Continue reading

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