Category Archives: The Wonderful WWW

Death to IE6

I’m in the midst of exploring redesigns to all my personal sites for a number of reasons, chiefly that it’s been quite a while since the last one and that the current design has one or two “show stopper” problems … Continue reading

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Magnetosphere Beta Available

I must admit I’m a little bit jealous of all my friends being suddenly pregnant. I know at least four lady womens who have buns in the oven, and they are all about the “it feels like this!” and “I … Continue reading

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The Big Fat Open Directory in the Sky

My boyfriend, Robert, is very smart and very creative (and, you know, sexy) and makes very beautiful stuff out of pixels and sound. He uses Processing to program up these amazing interactive screen toys that respond to anything they hear, … Continue reading

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I didn’t say “Miu Miu, I said Meow Meow”

There’s no easy way to say goodbye to a cherished pet, and if you follow the fasion advice of Tinkebell, you never have to. This is one way to keep the memory of all the cat hair you lint rolled … Continue reading

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Google hacker boon

Google is such a great search engine that it’s turning up information that probably no one wants to be found. Stuff like leads to unsecured sites, entry into routers and printer networks, passwords to PBX phone systems and, naturally, unsecured … Continue reading

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Chat scam

What’s a poor Nigerian scam artist to do when everyone’s hip to his Spam scam? Start online dating, instead. You sort of have to hand it to them — instead of cashing in on greed (offering you a cut of … Continue reading

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75,000,000 Firefoxes

Mozilla’s open source Web browser, Firefox, has logged 75 million downloads, its small devices browser, Minimo, saw pre-release 007 debut Monday, it’s quadrupled it’s staff in six months and their email reader, Thunderbird, is approaching its 10 millionth download. 75 … Continue reading

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Historical inaccuracy

Here’s a fun little lawsuit to think about, even if it is ultimately doomed (unless there’s a really dumb judge out there who doesn’t understand some Web indexing fundamentals). First, one company sues another company for trademark infringement. So, the … Continue reading

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Fido flunky

If you think you’ve seen everything, think again, and also take comfort in your ideas about that stupid hobby of yours that someone said might make a good business because, well, it can’t be as silly as nameadog.com, where, for … Continue reading

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Is Fake for real?

Flickr founder Fake says that the next big online challenge will be engendering trust, or Reputation Management in AJAX-speak. Speaking at Supernova this week, Caterina Fake says that with everyone blogging, photoblogging, podcasting and invading your so-called privacy on an … Continue reading

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