Category: wtf?

FB's Software Doesn't Seem Worth Billions

wtf?, privacy, usability
Not, of course, that their billion-dollar IPO filing is solely based on the quality and value of their software. *(warning: usability rant.)* I recently re-joined Facebook after leaving two years ago. I left at the time out of frustration with the… more »

Permalinks for California Bills?

system, elections, hacks, news, wtf?, chilling effects, research, policy, usability, legal
I've worked with California legislation and law for almost a decade, and one consistently frustrating thing is that it seems impossible to link to bills. For example, Gov. Schwarzenegger signed SB 1404 yesterday, which is a landmark bill to require v… more »

Fixing a MacBook Stuck on Mute

hacks, wtf?, photos, usability, education
Occasionally, my MacBook Pro will get "stuck on mute"1 if I pull the headphones out too quickly. When you try to increase or decrease the volume, you see this: When this happens a red LED shines out of the headphone jack: With some cleve… more »

On the NYC Marriage Bureau waiting times...

system, wtf?, photos, family, friends, policy
I think I've told the world... but, if you don't know, here it is again: Chelle and I are getting married in a few weeks via a civil ceremony at the [NYC Marriage Bureau][1]. Michelle's parents, Pat and Dave, will be there and we're all pretty damn exc… more »

On a Workaround for my Brother HL-2170W Printing Problem

hacks, wtf?
Hello again internets. I've been working a bit in my free time on [my family's ancestry] using ancestry.com. One problem, as you can see in that last link, is that visualizing one's family tree can bee a challenge in hardcopy. And I really enjoy my… more »
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And a few words about the structure of the eye . Everyone " retina ". Especially often we hear it buy clomid online in the phrase " retinal detachment ." So what is the retina ? This - the front edge of the brain, the most distant from the brain part of the visual analyzer. The retina receives light first , processes and transforms light energy into irritation - a signal that encodes all the information about what the eye sees . The retina is very complex and in their structure and function . Its structure resembles the structure of the cerebral cortex. The shell of the retina is very thin - about 0.14 mm.