I just noticed, the favicon that Outlook.com uses when you are logged in is now some flatter colorful thing. I do not know if that is good or bad. Watch that space?
For the first time, I got a visitor for Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Again with the late in the year ads. This one is from December 13, 1902, right below an ad for a “manly” boarding school:
When installing a “device” in Windows (I think this was in 10), I noticed that the window it opened had a very large (double height) title bar:
Anyone know if this is a deliberate UI thing, or an MSFT accident?
Wikipedia uses, on its pages, templates with links to kindred articels so you can see the relation between them and find similar subject matter. Here is a good example.
Hideous! It is hard to display so many different categories at once, and this is a good example of that.
I was looking through my blog stats one day…
To my complete suprize and delight, there is a name for that interesting icon seen on electrical distribution physical plants: Mr. Ouch!
I had seen the icon around on various obviously electrical objects in my life, but I never really thought about it. Per the sources cited by WikipediA, it is from at least 1982, possibly earlier.
To me, besides being interesting of itself, it is another example of the depth of planning that went into a thing I just assumed more or less appeared out of thin air. This, for someone trained in engineering, is an embarrassing and improper approach to life.
Since I am based in the United States and it’s a year evenly divisible by 4, we have a general elexion coming up. Let’s look at something impressive.
Yes, that Confederacy.
Not a porno.
I found this antient (1914, despite what the cover says) yearbook from Colgate University: