Building the Perfect Browser


Baby, we’ve come a long way.  I remember working with Internet Explorer or Netscape, browsing the web when it was just a matter of “looking for stuff”.  Being connected to the internet today means so much more. Recently, I shared my browser with another person who looked at the layout and said “What’s this stuff?”Continue reading “Building the Perfect Browser”

The Browser I’ve Always Wanted To Use


On my computer, I’ve always kept the latest copy of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Chromium, Safari, and Opera – depending upon the computer.  It’s not nearly as important now but years ago, it really was important to test your webpages on different browsers as they can render things differently.  There’s nothing I find more frustratingContinue reading “The Browser I’ve Always Wanted To Use”

Determining What Calls Home


I’ve done some thinking about computer security and privacy over the past while.  It’s been precipitated by conversations with Gust Mees.  It’s good thinking. We’re all in the same boat.  Just think of the number of times you’ve clicked the checkbox beside this. My team of lawyers and I have read and studied your termsContinue reading “Determining What Calls Home”

Browser Choices


I admit it.  I have a whole slew of internet browsers installed on my computers.  I keep looking for the perfect browser.  In my mind, it needs to be fast, secure, compatible with every website known to browserkind, work miracles with Flash and Silverlight, and handle Java, HTML 5, and CSS3 perfectly.  Oh, and renderContinue reading “Browser Choices”

Bookmarking, Part V


The same rationale that I used yesterday continues today.  If you have a good collection of bookmarks tucked away on Delicious or Diigo, then it makes a great deal of sense to search them first.  After all, you’ve already previewed them and if you’re looking at the entirety of these services, so have others.  WhyContinue reading “Bookmarking, Part V”