Fred Sampson's Radio Weblog
a card-carrying member of the reality-based community


Contact Fred:


I listen to IT Conversations


Subscribe to "Fred Sampson's Radio Weblog" in Radio UserLand.

Click to see the XML version of this web page.

Click here to send an email to the editor of this weblog.

Electronic Freedom Foundation



  Wednesday, May 26, 2004

For those of us saddled with running Windows on our PCs, here's a handy guide to "degunking" of said boxen: "Top 12 Ways to Degunk Your PC." Now you don't have to buy the book. . .

1:12:03 PM    Questions? Comments? Flames? []

If you're interested in knowing about some esoteric HTML tags, like <q>, <abbr>, and <acronym>, check out Ivan Linderman's talk to Silicon Valley STC tomorrow night (Thursday): "The Best Markup That Never Was." Ivan gave a stirring, information-packed presentation at last night's meeting in Santa Cruz, including some background on semantics and linguistic ambiguity leading into why using these tags judiciously can improve user's understanding of Web text. Fascinating, especially for someone like me, who's absorbing the intricacies of cascading style sheets as rapidly as possible. Ivan's slides and handouts are available at
10:53:46 AM    Questions? Comments? Flames? []

 "In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them."
 Johann von Neumann.[Quotes of the Day]
Which might explain why I never got along with calculus.

10:47:20 AM    Questions? Comments? Flames? []

Click here to visit the Radio UserLand website. © Copyright 2002-2005 Fred Sampson.
Last update: 5/21/05; 10:21:17 PM.

May 2004
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          
Apr   Jun

Search this site:

Fred's Blogroll

ACLU Safe and Free

What I'm Reading:

The WeatherPixie