Monthly Archives: June 2007
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Brad mentioned that Google Gears doesn’t work in Safari for Windows. I wondered, naturally, if this wasn’t just a Windows Thing. To find out, I fired up Safari on a mac to try to install Gears. Imagine my surprise when I see the following: What’s up, Google? I know that there are differences between the [...]
The AFI has a 10th anniversary top 100 films list out. I really haven’t seen too many of these, although the ones I have seen have been (for the most part, excluding “Titanic” which was absolutely awful) very, very good. Some quick pulls from the list: My favorite from this list:. “Dr Strangelove” From the [...]
flow|state has a very good UI design piece up currently. Its simple recommendation: make sure the important bits of the UI are front and center. Can you see the disaster in progress? Most users can’t either. This dialog has buried the lede. It focuses the user’s attention on the fact that there is another file [...]
Sirs and Madams, Thank you for releasing your CLARAty software to the public. That is a wonderful move that we can all appreciate. However, I have one comment regarding your installation procedures: Csh? Really? Good Day.
Pat pointed out a fascinating article about some of the possible pitfalls of using alternative fuels. So last fall the Charlotte musician and guitar instructor spent $1,200 to convert his 1981 diesel Mercedes to run on vegetable oil. He bought soybean oil in 5-gallon jugs at Costco, spending about 30 percent more than diesel would [...]
The House seems to think that stopping the states from fighting Spyware is worth their time. I wonder if the Senate will…. The federal preemption provisions (Section 6), meanwhile, trump most of the stricter state laws that might have been used to go after badware vendors. This is particularly disappointing, as state laws have opened [...]
Hands up if you’re excited about Safari running on Windows. As I don’t even use it on OS X, I can’t say that I am.
Sometimes, however, one of those sides is just plain wrong.