The Opera web browser really puts the other guys to shame when implementing open standards. I wholeheartedly agree with Doug that it’s a shame that I can’t customize Opera’s chrome the way I can with Firefox (you can only go so far with User JavaScript and widgets) – it would easily become my default browser (and not just the browser I test advanced features in). Anyway, those guys at Opera have released a development build of Opera 9.5 that supports video in the browser. This is a big step forward for the open web. Read the rest of this entry …

§406 · November 9, 2007 · Opera, Software, SVG, Technology, Video, Web · Comments Off on Opera 9.5 Beta: Now With Cracklin’ Video ·


As originally discussed here and reported on here, I keep most of my work in Subversion repositories. Since starting doing this it’s been much easier to migrate from one machine to another and continue working. However, there are down sides to using Subversion. I thought I would lay out what I would consider to be the best method of storing/accessing my documents. Read the rest of this entry …

§405 · November 8, 2007 · Questions, Software, Technology · Comments Off on Ideal Life Sort ·


There’s no question that Firefox has transitioned from a niche technophile browser into mainstream awareness. However, at the same time the public opinion of Firefox may not be as rosy as everyone wants to believe. Read the rest of this entry …

§403 · November 7, 2007 · Firefox, Questions, Software, Technology, Web · Comments Off on Mainstream Firefox Awareness ·


Once again, NBC’s Journeyman is proving itself to be a solid science-fiction serial drama, overshadowing its sophomore lead-in Heroes. The stakes have been escalating over the past few weeks, and last night’s episode was probably my favorite so far. Last night was the first time I felt really bad for Livia, too. Read the rest of this entry …

§404 · November 6, 2007 · Entertainment, Life, Television · 3 comments ·