Something I’ve Just Discovered By Accident, Which Will Undoubtedly Improve My Life In Ways Immeasurable
Pressing CTRL+SHIFT+T reopens the last tab closed in Firefox.
Some very clever ideas about visually alerting users to the existence of microformats on a web page, plus some interesting debate in the comments about how much Firefox should visually change the look of a page in the name of “usability”.
I’m trying to make sense of CardSpace so I can understand what today’s OpenID announcement means. Here is the only site I’ve found on the whole bloody internet which uses a CardSpace login — and it’s merely a demo site.
Kodak are looking to break into the inkjet printer market by undercutting the overpriced ink cartridges from which HP et al make most of their profit. I encourage this, since I tend to buy a cheap new colour inkjet printer every couple of years rather than pay through the nose for ink.
Steve Jobs publicly calls for the record companies to drop their requirement for DRM on online music sales: “Imagine a world where every online store sells DRM-free music encoded in open licensable formats. […] This is clearly the best alternative for consumers, and Apple would embrace it in a heartbeat.”
It’s interesting that this news has been released today, when there were (inaccurate) rumblings a month ago that there would be a Beatles iPod commercial during last night’s Superbowl. Makes you wonder if it was planned but pulled.
I’ve always suspected that these “Select your image and don’t enter your password if you don’t see it” systems were broken — Asking users to behave differently when something is *missing*, which they’re liable to forget even *existed*, is not security by any stretch.
This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.