Rabbit Hole of Research #1

Rabbit Hole of Research #1








Google Analytics

I just saw a link to an interestingly-worded article on Reddit suggesting that Google Analytics is no longer a viable service because it is subject to spamming of traffic by Bots. Others suggest some ways of solving these issues and clearing up any confusion or misjudgment placed in the first article. I suppose Google could do a bit more to curb these issues but the exclusion list function is good enough for me.


Building a Computer: My Part List Spreadsheet

pc-build-public.xlsx – Click to download a spreadsheet outlining my future computer build for the  series on “Building a Computer.”

And, the quick and dirty specs for those who would rather not download:

Case Fractal Design Define R4 Arctic White
Case Fans 1 x 120mm top and 1x 140mm front (Fractal Models)
Power Supply Corsair CXM 600 Modular
Optical Drive ASUS Internal 24X DVD Burner
Memory Reader Rosewill RCR-IC001
CPU AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core 4GHz AM3+
CPU Cooler CM Hyper 212 Evo
Motherboard GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 Rev.4
GPU XFX Radeon R7 265 2GB 256-Bit DDR5
RAM G.Skill Ripjaws 8GB DDR3 1600
SSD SanDisk Extreme II 120GB (x2 in RAID 0)
OS Software Win 8.1 Pro 64 Bit