Approximately in June or July of 2005, I started
weaning myself off of my powerbook G4, and learning
the Gnome environment under Ubuntu (v5.04, now v5.10).
Overall, it's been a terrific experience, and it's looking
like I've come here to settle down.
So I thought I'd summarize my experiences, from my perspective
as a Java software developer, and as a computer user in general.
Here are a...
Everyone stands behind their favorite web browsers.
Firefox definitely appears to be at the forefront.
But then you come across people who prefer Camino,
for example, which is a web browser that uses the
Gecko layout engine but taylors its user interface
to fit the MacOSX mold, so to speak. Camino
indeed is pretty cool and pretty fast. If you run
macosx, you should definitely check out Camino...
Every so often I go and read the wisdom of elharo over at cafeaulait.org.
So today I came across this specific entry discussing "humane" interfaces:
Here is a snippet from elharo's blog entry:
"More buttons/methods does not make an object more powerful or
more humane, quite the opposite in fact. Simplicity is a