IE6 Status – Mid 2008

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 was released on August 21, 2001. It attained a peak of about 95% usage share during 2002 and 2003.  Then IE7 was launched in late 2006 and it began a sharp … Continue reading IE6 Status – Mid 2008

IE6 Update to Theme

I installed the Twin Helix PNG Fix and tried to tweak up my site for IE6.  I got most of the PNG files taken care of, but not all of them.  I need to refactor … Continue reading IE6 Update to Theme

Great Artwork – Portraits of Women

There are several images in this collection of beautiful feminine illustrations that just stopped me in my tracks.  To me, the purpose of art is to evoke emotion or thought.  This collection has a wealth … Continue reading Great Artwork – Portraits of Women

The UX of Solitaire

A while back someone had pointed me to World of Solitaire and asked for some UX advice.  I tell it like it is, so for good and for bad, I will give my best advice. … Continue reading The UX of Solitaire

The UX of Google Translate

Today, I saw a comment on a previous Jets post. Niw wiem co Wy widzicie w tym futbolu ? niech mi ktos to wyjasni ,bo nie bardzo rozumiem.sorry nie znam angielskiego na tyle by poprawnie … Continue reading The UX of Google Translate

Are you ready?

Miyagi: Now, ready? Daniel: Yeah, I guess so. Miyagi: [sighs] Daniel-san, must talk. Miyagi: Walk on road, hm? Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe. Walk middle, sooner or later *squish* get squish just … Continue reading Are you ready?

Vista internet access failing. Gateway 0.0.0.0

For some reason, my internet access fails on Microsoft Vista Business 32-bit edition every time I reboot.  The main symptom is that it puts a default gateway of 0.0.0.0 in the settings. Why is it … Continue reading Vista internet access failing. Gateway 0.0.0.0

Software speed

Lately, I have been thinking about speed as the number one factor for software satisfaction.  When a piece of software is fast, it makes the user so much happier than if it is just “powerful”. … Continue reading Software speed

PNG Support for IE 6

Hooray! Someone finally nailed the background-repeat problem for PNG support.  I have stopped stretching PNGs in the foreground because of IE intermittant issues.  This, however, is a great solution.  It’s in Alpha now, so maybe … Continue reading PNG Support for IE 6

JibJab Campaigning

JibJab is so cool.  They allow you to upload your own photo into the middle of their movie.  How the hell do they do that?!  Watch this one.  I am in it. Send a JibJab … Continue reading JibJab Campaigning