dammIT

A rantbox

Tue 01 November 2005

Windows usability

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

And why does the windows update window suddenly disappear when I click the 'Install' button; why is the 'Configure automatic updates' option in that same window some sort of hyperlink instead of a normal button, why...

Why keeps everybody saying that windows provides a consistent, userfriendly user interface? [/me looks …

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Tue 01 November 2005

Updating windows

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I booted my laptop into windows today for checking some things in the work-administration-tool thingee of my work [which beautifully only works right in IE], and saw the little yellow shield with the exclamation mark sitting next to the clock. It turned out to be downloading new updates in the …

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Tue 25 October 2005

Running on audeine

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I'm running on audeine [aural caffeine, aka good music -- yeah, I just made up that word] and sugar at this moment. I don't know what's wrong with me, but I figure it could be an autumn-dip. I haven't seen the sun in a good few days, safe for one moment …

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Mon 10 October 2005

Firefly character

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I really love the series [got the DVD box here sitting next to me], so when I discovered there was a quiz of it, I took it [thanks Vermyndax!]. I don't know how accurate this is, but here's the result of the test:

You scored as The Operative.

The Operative


You are …

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Wed 05 October 2005

Starting up Morphest 2005

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

So, over at #morphix at the irc.freenode.net IRC server, we decided it was time for a gathering of hardcore Morphers. As The Netherlands is the homebase of both alextreme [the founder], as me [little old Morphix veteran], and we live in the vicinity of a large airport [Amsterdam …

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Sun 02 October 2005

In case of b0rkage, press Refresh

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I'm tweaking some stuff at this weblog, so please do a Ctrl+R, F5 or whatever it is your browser uses to refresh pages and other files [like the stylesheet this site uses]. Things will look better [at least, they will look like I intend them to].

Too bad the …

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