Monthly Archives: May 2008

Rocket science, indeed

NASA’s Mars Phoenix spacecraft has landed, without disaster, and the first pics are in. Huzzah! But what I found most stunning was this picture: That’s a shot of Phoenix dangling under it’s parachute (mid-air, during landing), taken by another spacecraft … Continue reading

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Firebug for Firefox 3

Short and sweet: Firebug 1.2 Beta 1 is now available. Go get it! (Yes, now! Go go go!) There have been a ton of changes under the hood, and it would be very helpful if folks could give it a … Continue reading

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AWESOME

This is a nice and simple twist on the usual tagcloud: show people a popular brand/logo, and let them tag it. I bet there are market research companies that sell such data for $lots, now it’s something anyone can build … Continue reading

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Launching and landing

Today we launched the first Release Candidate of Firefox 3 (yay!). 7 days from now, NASA will be landing a spacecraft on Mars. I thought it might be interesting to compare the two… The browser The spacecraft Original name: Phoenix … Continue reading

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Dear Sprint…

Dear Sprint… I hear you’ve had a rough time of it lately. Losing 1.1 million customers and $505 million last quarter? Ouch. I’d really love to help you out. Drop me a line when you have a billing system that … Continue reading

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Another look at SafeBrowsing warnings

I last blogged in February about some inadequacies with the SafeBrowsing warning page in Firefox 3. There have been some changes since then, which I think greatly improve things. Here’s the current warning page in Firefox 3: Just subtle changes … Continue reading

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