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Page history last edited by Alex Backer, Ph.D. 6 years, 10 months ago

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."

-Arthur C. Clarke


Automatic cat feeders

How to add an image to your Gmail signature

A universal symbol for shampoo, soap and conditioner

A unified voicemail greeting key

Bad Inbox Design -Clarity matters

When UI Design Flaws Can Be Fatal: Lessons from Air France flight 447 that crashed into the Atlantic

Google's UI mistakes

The Browser Ratings Blog - Picking the best Internet browser

Subversion for dummies


The machines won't take over the world just yet

Suggestions for Powerpoint

Did anybody at Microsoft give Windows Vista to regular users to test before launching?

How to judge if a UI is really intuitive

The ridiculous security features in Windows Vista

American Airlines' website is useless

Is the range of RangeMax NEXT Wireless-N routers really 10X that of Wireless-G?

What make Facebook so successful

The advantages of SMS over voice calls

How to convert MXF files from a P2 card to AVI using AVID

Steve Jobs got one UI wrong

In the age of self-updating software, Microsoft leads the way into the Stone Age

Goggles: The best treatment for eye allergies

Stay away from Lunarpages

The importance of acknowledging mistakes in customer service

Stay away from

Contour Perfit mice are comfortable but neither of my 2 lasted more than two years - May 15, 2007

A prediction: HOT OR NOT's average stay will start going up. Except they reversed course, and social networks are eclipsing stand-alone apps like HON. Keep track of it here - May 10, 2007

[Antivirus software comparison: ZoneAlarm, Norton and Mcafee] - April 29, 2007

My Cybertwin - April 15, 2007

Rhapsody's subreptitious billing and lack of customer support - March 26, 2007

Three strikes, and the Sidekick 3 is out - March 6, 2007

The Internet will revolutionize TV by the next World Cup - Jan. 27, 2007

The WWW has entered adulthood - Jan. 12, 2007

eBay and Amazon audiences identical since mid 2005 - Jan. 12, 2007

Call a T-Mobile number while its owner is abroad and get your own voicemail - Dec. 30, 2006

A personal computer beat the world chess champion - Dec. 5, 2006

Eric Horvitz: Automated scientists ahead.

The Next 50 Years by Stephen Wolfram - I agree on this one.

When GPS starts using GPS wisely

Find Nearby Friends with your Cellphone

The First Law of UI Design: The Principle of Least Action

A Remote Video Eye Tracker - Bäcker & Peral, 1997






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