Monthly Archives: January 2012

HTML5 is Great, except on [lte IE 9]

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If you use HTML5 elements, they work great in all major browsers. However, the styles on the new elements will be ignored by IE7 and IE8. (IE6 is dead to me.) This is a pretty big deal since IE7 and … Continue reading

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Stepping Away from the Desk

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How Your Brain May Get a Boost from Time Spent Outdoors: Deep in wilderness settings, detached from persistent electronic information input, I am a quieter, humbler, more alert, more appreciative, more empathetic, more reflective being. Beautiful day today – time … Continue reading

Vestigal Keys

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The caps lock key has been a worthless key since it started appearing on computer keyboards. I’ve used (and learned to type on) an IBM Selectric where the key almost had a purpose. The IBM PC Keyboard as well as … Continue reading

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The 95 Queries

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No, these are not something nailed to the door of the Wittenberg church. This is the number of queries generated on every page load on a lagging WordPress site I’ve been trying to speed up. The hosting is adequate and … Continue reading

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