Archive for September, 2004

Sort out Flash keystrokes

Tuesday, September 28th, 2004

These work in Flash but eg ctrl + b does not seem to work in IE. That is, it tries to do the IE thing and not the Flash thing.

BBC News coverage

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2004

Impartial priorities I like the BBC news. It has the potential to be a good quality news source for ordinary people round the world, but sometimes I’m left wondering. Dumbing down The BBC breakfast time news is undoubtedly being dumbed down. Today the first news item was a rather hysterical piece about people from Africa […]

Data boxes

Sunday, September 12th, 2004

Have you ever wondered why some databases are hardly ever used while others become essential and are used all the time? Ease of use and invisibility You would think ease of use was an essential requirement. But it isn’t. See the first comment if you don’t believe me. On the other hand if you can […]