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November 30, 2000

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One hundred and seven Photoshop layers later… we have navbar.

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November 30, 2000

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You know the holidays are close at hand when even the spam starts to get the warm fuzzies. This particularly joyous message was cheerfully waiting for me in my mailbox this afternoon. To: undisclosed.recipients@…Subject: We Teach, You Learn…You Earn…We all Profit!!!Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 01:19:37 -0500 Bulk E-Mail Take advantage of the holiday season !!!Let us … Read the rest of this item

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November 29, 2000

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Inventing The Lisa InterfaceI can’t believe I haven’t stumbled across this article before. It was originally written as a paper by a group of engineers working on the Lisa UI, and was supposed to be included in the ever essential book, The Art of Human-Computer Interface Design. Chock full of tidbits surrounding the development process, … Read the rest of this item

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November 28, 2000

Today, I am a periodical.

Following the advice of Joe Clark (As Ed says: “…no, not that Joe Clark“), I registered my blog with the National Library of Canada and now it sports it’s very own International Standard Serial Number or ISSN designation. Big whoop you say? Read over Joe’s ISSN For Weblogs to get a whiff of the why … Read the rest of this item

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November 28, 2000

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The phone rings this afternoon. I can tell from the call display that it’s an outside line ringing through from the employee directory. A rule of thumb in this situation generally dictates that the caller is one of two types of people. It’s either a relative of mine who has forgotten my extension number, or … Read the rest of this item

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November 27, 2000

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All I want to know is this. Who the hell decided to schedule the redesign of one of our sites the same week we were soft-launching the other? I mean, what persuasion of hallucinatory brainiac actually does that sort of thing? Hmmm, come to think of it, I may have been involved in that decision. … Read the rest of this item

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November 26, 2000

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All of a sudden, my life feels warm tonight.

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November 25, 2000

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Full-metal geek-speak. Here’s a pointer to some updated documentation and technical verbiage on a theme that is dear to my heart. Fonts. It’s sort of a love/hate thing really. I just expect them to work. Often they don’t. If there’s anything I can do to smooth out the rough spots along the road to system-level, … Read the rest of this item

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November 25, 2000

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Java Server Pages on the Mac. Will wonders never cease?

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November 24, 2000

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It was bound to happen sooner to later. The first alternative themes for changing the Aqua appearance of Mac OS X are available from macAkio. Yes, they’re uglier than the backside of an intimidated rhesus monkey. And yes, they appear to have been squeezed out of the old pixel-sphincter by some high school junior with … Read the rest of this item

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