Robert Denton

Staggering work of genius from Portland, Maine – Photographer, Designer, Taco Maker, Birder, Biker, Business Owner

Archive for February, 2006

UI problem or PEBKAC?

Monday, February 27th, 2006

Accidental e-mail congratulates 7,000 on admission to UC Berkeley law school – Computerworld I have no idea what mass email tool Berkeley Law School uses but this is a telling tale. Are there enough warnings in the UI to prevent a user from accidentally committing to a grave error? Or, does the problem exist between […]

Saturday, February 25th, 2006

Social Computing Group Home A Microsoft Research area

Four

Saturday, February 25th, 2006

Started this post a while ago and reading a friend’s four prompted me to complete the list. Four jobs I’ve had * Kitchen manager for Charlie Co, 32nd Signal Battalion, McNair Kaserne, Frankfurt-Hoecscht Germany US Army * Waiter * Teacher at various places, photography * Perpetual freelancer (photography, publishing, design) Four movies I can watch […]

Birds online

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006

Birds – Cornell Lab of Ornithology Excellent site! If you click through to a story there is a link for an Interactive Analyzer.

Accessibility When? Accessibility Where?

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

ALAMEDA COUNTY / Blind student sues Target over firm’s Web site / It lacks software that allows access to visually impaired Basically an online retailer is being sued because their site does not meet accessibility standards that allow a blind person to participate. I knew it would be coming sooner or later. So where does […]

Saturday, February 11th, 2006

Some printable paper rulers These are cool. Keep a copy on your laptop!

Saturday, February 11th, 2006

DesignAbout 2005 Remeber those 6 billion other folks who don’t stare at computer screens?

Friday, February 10th, 2006

Tutorial:High quality at low bit rates – Quicktime Wiki

Friday, February 10th, 2006

Blender 3D: Noob to Pro – Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks Nice! I have always liked Blender but do not have a day to day need for 3D work so have not bothered to learn it’s rather quirky interface (as compared to more standard 3d tools). This looks like a nice start to a good […]

Friday, February 3rd, 2006

Page Source Order & Accessibility Study on some current usability practices and how they actually work in the field.