Category: photos

Braille vs. OCR in Business Cards

accessibility, photos, usability
A researcher at NIST recently gave me a rather unique business card, with Braille text embossed on the card! Cool! This would be a great thing for those of us that work with people with visual disabilities. One catch, though: OCR-reading softw… more »

Firefox and Foreground Cookie Windows

hacks, open source, photos, usability
Today I was reminded of a behavior I'm not a big fan of in FireFox: foregrounding of cookie allow/deny dialog windows when I click on a link in another application. Here's what happened, and possibly how you can reproduce it: 1. First, I run firef… more »

Alex Halderman's DC Council Testimony

elections, certification/testing, reform, news, open source, secrecy, problems, photos, friends, research, policy
I captured video from today's [DC Council][1] [Hearing][2] of The [Committee on Government Operations and The Environment][3]. [Prof. Alex Halderman][4] (Michigan), Susannah Goodman ([Common Cause][5]), Jeremy Epstein and Pamela Smith ([Verified Voti… 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 »

iPhone Battery Replacement

hacks, photos
I replaced my iPhone (2G) battery today, and it was much easier than I expected. *(Click on the image for more pics.)* Don't get me wrong: it is far from easy. However, with some patience, the proper tools, and a good technical grasp of the p… 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.