Category: useability

Translation into Gamer of Matthew Paul Thomas’s Translation from cranky-speak into English of a selected portion of Mark Pilgrim’s ‘Silly season’ : Adobe Apollo and Microsoft Silverlight are the HyperCard of the 21st century. Translation: Platf0rm 1ndepen-c is roxxor teh…

So, Three hundred and sixty five days. Fifty two weeks, at thirty five pounds on bus tickets a week, four and a half hours every working day is… No, I’d better not think about it. Today is my first anniversary…

Today I was going to buy some Sluggy Freelance books for christmas. I went to Plan 9 Europe, the European distributor for the comics and… Well, go see. Your mission is to buy the first three Sluggy books without smashing…

People who don’t read the site purely though an RSS aggregator will not have noticed the new thing that’s happening on this site, that is that Amazon and Livejournal links are being prefixed with an icon. The LJ icon mimics…

Apparently, a British university has discovered that you don’t need every letter in a word to be right, just the beginnings and endings. To test this Hypothosis, every entry in Aquarionics is currently being run though JWZ’s Scramble script. Isn’t…

This is why I use Firebird (Which once was Phoenix, and is a browser-only version of Mozilla): The primary reason, and the thing that stops me from going back to IE even if I ever had the option, is tabbed…

The RNIB has launched it’s new site. I’m appalled. The RNIB are one of the people behind the UK’s recent push for web-accessibility, including full support of the WAI standards. The RNIB site is a prefect example of a site…

robots.txt is a file that ninty-nine percent of all search engines download from the root domain of a webserver and use it as instructions for what – and what not – to index. This is my robots.txt file:

See…

Originally posted to Alt.Fan.Pratchett . No. The future is not XML for presentation, the future is – or should be – XML for storage, and appropriate formats for presentation. Right now, that means HTML4 + CSS for web, HTML4 +…

Via NTK: http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://validator.w3.org/check laugh