From raincoaster’s blog, an example of the sickness of American gun laws: You can’t buy certain kinds of music in WalMart, but you can buy guns. A good read.
I’m currently downloading the xubuntu flavour of Feisty Fawn for our old coffee room computer.
Progress bars rarely work. A bar displaying a percentage of completed tasks gives the user an often false idea of how much time is left. Unfortunately, as is pointed out in the comments of silentk’s blog post on the subject, the percentage of tasks completed does not tell how processor-intensive the remainder of the tasks… Continue reading Progress bars
At Google they seem to know how to make good mobile applications. After getting a hint from a friend via email, I installed Google’s latest mobile map software on my Nokia 6233 phone. Initially I ran into some trouble — for some strange reason the UI was all in German! Perhaps they thought that wouldn’t… Continue reading Google Maps for mobiles – very nice!
If you’ve seen Apple’s I’m a Mac / I’m a PC -videos, you might find these amusing. Looks like Novell is behind some of them.