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Firefox Ads

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005

I didn’t think there were any, but I just stumbled upon showing some advertisments for FireFox. Personally I like the mobile one best.

Back to work!

Train your reflexes

Thursday, May 26th, 2005

The BBC has a very cool game to test your reflexes that involves sending sheep to sleep (Bit of a role reversal there).

You could send it to all your web site visitors when you use CSS based multi level dropown menus.

Towel Day

Wednesday, May 25th, 2005

Don’t forget, it is Towel Day today.

How to recognise your article has been released

Wednesday, May 25th, 2005

I realised this morning that my new ALA article about complex dynamic lists was released, the signs were obvious:

Site statistic,  showing a big increase on the day of the publication

Daily use statistic,  showing a big increase on the day of the publication

What really put a big grin on my face was the following browser stat though:

Browser statistics, showing both Safari and Firefox higher than MSIE

Thumbs up to IBM!

Wednesday, May 25th, 2005

I nearly lost half my redesign of, the half finished translation of the unobtrusive JavaScript course and lots of job-related experiments and tryouts when I was clumsy enough to spill a whole cup of coffee onto my company’s Thinkpad T40.

One hour of the opened laptop in front of a huge fan helped to boot the Bios and another half hour of the harddrive alone on the fan made it work again.

I will get me one of these as soon as I can find it at an affordable price. And yes, I did back up the data onto my USB caddy and the server.

Could it be saved by the fact that I don’t use sugar and only soy milk?