Table Hell vs. Div Hell

Today I revisited Smashing Magazine’s article, “Table Layouts vs. Div Layouts: From Hell to… Hell?“, and was reminded how insightful it is. For anyone in web developement it’s a good read on how and when to use div or table tags and how to use them properly with CSS for both content and presentation.

iPhone app lets you track plane information

Plane Finder AR is an iPhone app which lets you point your phone at an airplane in the sky and it will report back details such as speed, source and destination locations, elevation, distance from YOUR phone, etc. Unfortunately the U.S. is poorly equipped with the technology to support this sort of thing when compared to other countries… for now.

Source: http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/innovation/09/24/plane.finder.augmented.reality/index.html

Tigershark

Ladies beware!

Ladies beware!

Happy New Year, 2009 poem

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Lots of “GodModes”

CNet has posted a followup article on the “GodMode” in Windows 7. In addition to the original GodMode ( {ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} ), they provided 16 others:
{00C6D95F-329C-409a-81D7-C46C66EA7F33}
{0142e4d0-fb7a-11dc-ba4a-000ffe7ab428}
{025A5937-A6BE-4686-A844-36FE4BEC8B6D}
{05d7b0f4-2121-4eff-bf6b-ed3f69b894d9}
{1206F5F1-0569-412C-8FEC-3204630DFB70}
{15eae92e-f17a-4431-9f28-805e482dafd4}
{17cd9488-1228-4b2f-88ce-4298e93e0966}
{1D2680C9-0E2A-469d-B787-065558BC7D43}
{1FA9085F-25A2-489B-85D4-86326EEDCD87}
{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D}
{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}
{2227A280-3AEA-1069-A2DE-08002B30309D}
{241D7C96-F8BF-4F85-B01F-E2B043341A4B}
{4026492F-2F69-46B8-B9BF-5654FC07E423}
{62D8ED13-C9D0-4CE8-A914-47DD628FB1B0}
{78F3955E-3B90-4184-BD14-5397C15F1EFC}

Just create a folder and append a period (.) followed one of the ugly GUIDs above.

I have attached a Create Windows 7 GodModes Batch file that will create these for you. Remember, these are for Windows 7 and may not work or may even crash other versions of Windows.

For anyone that wants to go nuts, you can check out the Canonical Names of Control Panel Items for even more.