Articles posted on May 3rd, 2003

United Nations web site needs work

Saturday, May 3rd, 2003 • 9:10 pm

Because of my work, I have had to spend quite a bit of time researching the United Nations web site and it has been, for the most part, a horrific experience. The presentation of the site has no consistency. There is no way to get a sense of the structure of the thing. And looking […]

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EPL: Manchester’s Day

Saturday, May 3rd, 2003 • 8:37 pm

With Ruud van Nistelrooy — I mean, Manchester United — thumping Charlton at Old Trafford as expected (what a poacher!) and Manchester City upsetting Liverpool on their home turf with two Anelka goals, it was Manchester’s day in the English Premier League. The Manchester City victory was fully deserved, and the last goal in injury […]

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Safari tabs: an interesting side-effect

Saturday, May 3rd, 2003 • 12:18 am

An interesting side-effect of the visual presentation of tabs in Safari is that I often find myself clicking down on a tab’s close button and dragging it to the desktop as if to create a URL webloc file for that particular tab. It is obviously a problem because I might accidentally close the tab, which […]

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John Gruber on iTunes vs. Safari

Saturday, May 3rd, 2003 • 12:02 am

As usual, John provides an insightful comparison of the user interface between iTunes 4 and Safari, with several very valid points: “Interface Details: iTunes vs. Safari” by John Gruber, Daring Fireball We can only hope that someone at Apple is reading, and taking notes. The fact that iTunes 4 does include many such improvements is […]

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