July 2, 2008

IE7 PNG Problem

I just ran into a problem that is a real pain in the ass with Internet Explorer 7. Start with a blank page with a patterned background.  Put an absolutely positioned 24-bit transparent PNG file (like a fade) on the page and make the width=100%. You can see an example of this on sparkt.com at the top.  In IE7, SOMETIMES it will add a strange reverse fade on the image...

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Idealism in your job

There are lots of people who can do a particular job.  Sometimes, however, one gets a new idea.  The idea is how you can do that job better, more effectively and more enjoyably.  The idea is important. Most companies make that idea difficult to implement.  It stays on the shelf with lots of other good ideas and rots there.  Eventually you get jaded and say, ‘Ideas rock the boat.  Just...

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