Reading the rental classifieds would make you think that every place offered is much better than the student-infested dump you’re looking to move out of. Alas, it just ain’t so! Like all other advertising, the classifieds (and this includes such things as Craigslist) are crawling with euphemisms: soft words chosen by landlords to ease the [...]
In FireFox (and Internet Explorer 7 as well), you can open a link in a new tab by clicking on it with the scroll wheel. Similarly, you can close an open tab by scroll-wheel clicking it. (Push straight down on the scroll wheel rather than rolling it; it functions like a middle, or third, mouse [...]
Today, while looking at one of my old posts, I discovered that RoadFly’s boards — previously a BMW-oriented site, and the home of bimmer.org — have been completely fucked up by some sort of corporate sell-out. This is quite annoying, and naturally broke the link in my old post.
After some digging through the new [...]
I witnessed my first Windows Vista bluescreen today. The box was in the middle of being put into Sleep mode when it was awakened again, and blam: a bluescreen. (It could be said that we had a vista of a bluescreen…) Unfortunately, the bluescreen didn’t stay up long enough for me to actually read it [...]
I finally upgraded my work box to Firefox 2 today. I have to say that the Session Restore feature is pretty cool: all seven of my open tabs were reloaded (including my gmail session) without a hitch.
Of course, it would have been cooler if Firefox hadn’t crashed…
I’ve been looking for a new theme for my blog recently. I want something simple, with few distracting graphics or bright colors. I also want a theme that adjusts itself to the width of the browser window. After playing around with several themes, I finally settled on the blog.txt theme. It bills itself as a [...]