Archive for September, 2004

Things that shouldn’t be

Popup Blocker UI is a yellow bar on top notifying the user. They can simply click on it to get a contextual menu with options. That’s good. XPI blocker is the same yellow bar, but you have to click on a button to get option. Should be 1 interface. When you save an image to […]

Evangelism is not a bug

Repeat after me: Evangelism is not a bug Evangelism is not a bug Evangelism is not a bug Evangelism is not a bug

Mount St. Helens getting ready for an eruption?

Posting this because I though it was interesting. I know it’s somewhat off the general techy feel of the site. A ‘Volcanic Advisory‘ has been issued. They don’t think it will be as big as the 1980 eruption, calling the projected eruption “small to moderate eruption”. So keep an eye on the VolcanoCam.

Touchdown of Spaceshipone

Touchdown of Spaceshipone! Tis another historic day for mankind.

Spread Firefox

If you haven’t already. Signup to Spread Firefox and start putting sexy Firefox Web Badges on your website! Spread the word. Lets get these on every blog on the web.

Freeipods Pt 10: “Backorder”

Well, I decided to do some freeipods research: eCost: Couldn’t give me a number. But when I asked about the 20GB Apple iPod was told there was ‘a lot’. No backorder. As of 12:30 PM EST. PCMall: 223 in stock (enough for at least week). As of 12:39 PM EST. eCost has been a known […]

Adobe DNG

Adobe today released the specs for a new image format: DNG. I’m interested. The ideas behind it seem to make sense. JPEG sucks. That’s about all there is to it. It’s what we have, it’s what we use. But it stinks. I’m curious if Adobe’s going to be able to get DNG actually out there. […]

Freeipods Pt 9: Unspamming

I’ve reported before that you will receive spam if you signup for freeipods (so use a free email account your willing to get spammed). I also reported Gratis is working to stop it (or so they claim). Well, it appears they are making some effort: http://www.freeipods.com/donotsend.aspx Enter your email address there, and apparently in 10 […]

My age in computer Years

Thought it would be fun to spend a few minutes looking at what technology I’ve ‘experienced’ over my years. Considering I’m a college student, I’ve had a chance to play with some old toys: First Computers Well, my first computer to the surprise of most was a the IBM 5150. Yes, shocking isn’t it? It […]

Microsoft Changes their Mind: Continues patches for non-XP IE

Contradicting a few days ago, according to The Channel Insider, Microsoft will be releasing some IE patches for non-XP systems. …But company officials privately told a select group of developers earlier this year of plans to port some of the IE-specific fixes to the version of IE 6 for Windows 2000 (Service Pack 5 update). […]