In the United States, it is legal to change your name as many times as you like, and you don’t even have to have a reason, as long as you’re not doing it with fraudulent intent. The ease with which name changes can be accomplished has been exploited by people who use it to carry out identity theft.
(A completely feeble attempt to mimic Michael Kaplan‘s blog entry titles which carry a much stronger voice.)
Jonathan Hardwick made a short table of inconsistencies in how various programs handle clicks on their notification icons. How are these supposed to work?
Blogger Qrystal got hit with blog trackback spam and did research into the phenomenon, even discovering the author trying to sell the spam blog.
And he had to cut the price because Google AdSense has cut him off. Ha, ha, haaahhhhh~!
There are places in the user interface where you may click to perform an action, but the action doesn’t actually take place until a half second later. Why is there a half-second delay?
Because it’s waiting to see if the user is on the way to a double-click.
I was visiting a colleague’s office in another building and I spotted a whiteboard on which the following enigmatic bar chart was drawn. The source data for the analysis was left unspecified.
Like every language, English has its own collection of words to express family relationships. There are the easy ones like mother, father, brother, and sister. Also comparatively easy are cousin, aunt, uncle, niece and nephew. But most people don’t know about this “removal”
Commenter Kevin Dente asks, “Is it possible to put a folder on the Start Menu Pin list and have it cascade?”
No. The last time I checked (which was back in Windows XP), the Start menu pin list was a list, not a menu.
Last year, to celebrate successful completion of a project milestone, our group went on a “cultural expedition” to a glass-blowing studio where we were to learn about the craft of glass blowing and even do some of it ourselves. (By the way,
Actress Brenda Dickson teaches us how to be awesome.
Update: Apparently that video link died within days of my finding it, but there are plenty of other copies floating around the Intertubes. Here’s one of many series on YouTube: Part 1 (Fashion),
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If you go cruising through the commctrl.h header file,
you’ll find that there are two different definitions for
#if (_WIN32_IE >= 0x0400)
#if (_WIN32_IE < 0x0500)
#define PSH_WIZARD97 0x00002000
#define PSH_WIZARD97 0x01000000